Contact the Recycling Office
UC Government Center
155 N 15th Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Hour: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Phone: (570) 524-3848
Fax: (570) 524-3850
The following items constitute a majority of the most commonly recycled items included for the Union County Drop-Off Recycling Programs. Items accepted for recycling may vary depending on where you live.
Steel, Tin or Bi-Metal Cans:
Food or Beverage ONLY. Please, NO paint or chemical cans (put in regular garbage). NO propane tanks
Food, Beverage, or Cat Food Cans. Please rinse cans.
Glass Containers – Food and Beverage Containers:
Bottles and jars ONLY. Please separate by color(brown, green, and clear). NO ceramics, window or auto glass, light bulbs or drinking glasses, mirrors, porcelain, glass cookware or bakeware. Rinse containers and remove and dispose of caps and lids.
These include food, beverage or detergent bottles ONLY with the numbers 1 or 2 printed on the container. Please, NO shopping bags, oil/chemical containers, toys plastic wrap, utensils, Styrofoam or unnumbered plastics. Rinse containers and remove and dispose of caps and lids.
Newspaper, to include inserts. If it came with the newspaper it can be recycled. Please keep clean and dry.
All boxes MUST be broken down. Corrugated cardboard only. Corrugate cardboard is cardboard that has ridges separating the front and back panels. This includes most cardboard boxes. Please keep clean and dry.
Magazines and Phone Books. Please keep clean and dry.
Chipboard & Junk Mail
Chipboard is usually a low grade cardboard in a single layer. It includes such items as cereal boxes, shoe boxes, waxed milk containers, toilet paper rolls. or soda boxes. Junk mail can also be recycled with chipboard
Currently the only drop off locations that accept “Chipboard & Junk Mail” are Lewisburg Borough, East Buffalo Township, Union Township, Kelly Township and New Berlin Borough.
Office Paper to include colored paper. Please keep clean and dry.
The only drop-off locations that accept “Office Paper” are East Buffalo Township, Lewisburg Borough, Mifflinburg Borough, Union Township, and Kelly Township. However, office paper can be recycled in the “Newsprint” containers at the White Deer Township, New Berlin Borough, and West End drop-off sites.
Rechargeable Batteries and Cell Phones:
For a list of businesses that recycle rechargeable batteries, please call 1-800-822-8837.
Hard to Recycle Items Pc’s, TV’s Electronics, etc:
Below are listed organizations that can accept may “hard to recycle” items. Refer to the links below to see what items are accepted.
Other Important Guidelines
- Only listed Items may be brought to the recycling center.
- Sort items prior to arrival.
- You are responsible for unloading your recyclables.
- Place recyclables in the appropriate collection roll-offs.
- Any items brought to the recycling center that are not acceptable MUST BE TAKEN HOME WITH YOU. Depositing unacceptable items will be considered littering and subject to fines and penalties.
- Please observe the hours of operation.
Union County Drop-Off Locations
|Community||Aluminum||Glass||Newsprint||#1 & #2 Plastic Bottles||Bi-Metal Cans||Corrugated Cardboard||Magazines||Office Paper||Chipboard & Junkmail||Hours||Location|
|East Buffalo Township||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||Wed 7-3:30 |
2nd Sat 8-12
|Twp Building 589 Fairground Road Lewisburg|
|West End||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||Sat 9-3||1000 Polly Pine Rd Millmont|
|Lewisburg||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||Wed 8-4 Sat 8- 12||Wolf Field on St. Anthony Street Lewisburg|
|Mifflinburg||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||1st & 3rd Sat, 8-11||Industrial Pard Rd. Near Ritz Craft Bld Mifflinburg|
|New Berlin||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||8-5 Daily||Next to Borough Shed on Water Street New Berlin|
|Union Township||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||8-5 Daily||70 Municipal Lane Winfield|
|White Deer Township||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||1st & 3rd Sat. 8-11||2191 Creek Rd. New Columbia|
|Kelly Township||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||X||2nd & 4th Sat 8-12||551 Zeigler Rd Lewisburg|
Union County Curbside Recycling
|Hours of Operation||1st Tuesday of the Month||1st Saturday of the Month|
|Location of Recycling Site||Place at Curb by 7:00 am||Place at Curb by 8:00 sm|