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TransformingwasteintoaresourceResidentsGuidetoRECYCLINGWASTEDISPOSALinLancasterCounty MISSIONSTATEMENTOurmissionistomanagesolidwasteandrecyclablematerialsinanenvironmentallysaereliableandefcientmanner. INTRODUCTIONTOLCSWMA......................1RECYCLING.................................................................3GLASS............................................................................3ALUMINUMSTEELCANS................................4PLASTICBOTTLES...................................................4NEWSPAPERS............................................................4CARDBOARDANDOTHERITEMS.....................4TRASHDISPOSAL.................................................5LARGEITEMSAMOUNTSOFTRASH........6HOUSEHOLDHAZARDOUSWASTE............................................................................7E-WASTE.........................................................................9OTHERTYPESOFWASTE.................................11LARGEAPPLIANCES.............................................11TIRES...........................................................................11CONSTRUCTIONDEMOLITIONWASTE....11ASBESTOS.................................................................11PRESCRIPTIONDRUGS.......................................11SHARPS.......................................................................12MEDICALWASTE....................................................12TABLEOFCONTENTS INTRODUCTIONTO1Mostpeopledontthinktwiceaboutthewastetheythrowawayorplaceatthecurborcollection.Manyjustassumetheirtrashisburiedinalandfllandorgotten.WhilethatisthecaseinmanyareasotheUnitedStateswetakeadierentapproachinLancasterCountyPennsylvania.Weunderstandthatsolidwastemanagementdecisionshavealastingimpactontheenvironmentandourcommunity.TheLancasterCountySolidWasteManagementAuthorityLCSWMAmanagesaninnovativesystemthatprovidesthebestcombinationosaecleanandefcientdisposalomunicipalsolidwastetrash.ItscalledanIntegratedSystemthatincludestheollowingresourcesCounty-widerecyclingprogramTranserStationComplexHouseholdHazardousWasteHHWFacilityWaste-to-EnergyFacilitiesinBainbridgeandHarrisburgFreyFarmLandfll LCSWMA2TheIntegratedSystemmanageswasteinthemostenvironmentallybenefcialmannertominimizetheamountsenttothelandfll.Thismeansthelandfllwilllastlongerandconsumearlesslandovertime.Theconsumptiononaturalresourcesisurtherreducedbygeneratingcleanrenewableenergyelectricityromcombustingthewastewhiledivertingalargepercentageothewasteorrecyclingorreuse.Allresidentsandsmallbusinessesshareinthestewardshipoourdelicateenvironment.Byinvestingaewminutestoseparateyourrecyclablesandmakeconscientiousdecisionswhendisposingohouseholdhazardouswasteandothertypesowasteyourehelpingtoensurethatourcountyisabeautiulplacetoliveormanyyearstocome.LCSWMAisawastemanagementauthoritythatmanagestherecyclablesandtrashdeliveredtousbyprivatehaulers.EachmunicipalityinLancasterCountyisresponsibleorresidentialcurbsiderecyclingandtrashpick-up. RECYCLING3GLASSCleargreenandbrownglassbottlesandjarsshouldbethoroughlyrinsedtoremoveanyresidue.Removethelidsanddisposeinthetrash.Noneedtoremovethelabels.DoNOTputlightbulbsdishesglasswarewindoworautomotiveglassinthebin.LCSWMAdoesnotprovideyourcurbsiderecyclingpick-up.Wedoprovidedrop-orecyclingcentersavailable24-hourseverydayateachoourthreeLancasteracilitylocationsorglassaluminumandsteelcansplasticbottlesandnewspapers.EachmunicipalitycitytownshiporboroughwithinLancasterCountyisresponsibleoryourcurbsiderecycling.ContactyourlocalmunicipalofceandortrashhaulerortheollowingRecyclingbinsneworreplacementCompletelistomaterialsyoucanrecycleMunicipaldrop-olocationsPick-updaysandtimesOtherquestionsaboutrecyclingHerearesomehelpfultipswhenpreparingthesematerialsforthebin 4ALUMINUMSTEELCANSAlloodandbeveragecansmaderomaluminumorsteelshouldbethoroughlyrinsedtoremoveanyresidue.DoNOTputmetalhangerscookingpotsandpansorotherscrapmetallikeoilandpieplatesinthebin.PLASTICBOTTLESThisonlyappliestobottlesjarsjugsandanythingelsewithaneck.Removelidsandrinseoutanyresidue.DoNOTputplasticbagstoysorpackaginginthebin.NEWSPAPERSPlacenewspapersmagazinescatalogsandofcepaperdirectlyinyourrecyclingbin.DoNOTplacethematerialsinplasticbagsoroutorcollectionwhenthereisachanceoprecipitation.ANOTEONPLASTICBAGSDoNOTputanyplasticbagsintherecyclingbin.Reusethebagsoraskyourlocalgroceritheyoerplasticbagrecycling.Tolearnmorevisitwww.abagslife.com.CARDBOARDANDOTHERITEMSVisitwww.earth911.comoralistolocationsthatacceptawide-varietyootherrecyclablematerials. TRASHDISPOSAL5LCSWMAdoesnotprovideyourcurbsidetrashpick-up.EachmunicipalitycitytownshiporboroughwithinLancasterCountyisresponsibleoryourcurbsidetrashpick-up.ContactyourlocalmunicipalofceandortrashhaulerortheollowingTrashpick-updaysandtimesMissedcollectionTrashbinsneworreplacementBillingquestionsandpaymentOtherquestionsregardingcurbsidetrashdisposalOncehaulerscollectyourcurbsidetrashtheybringittoLCSWMAtomanagethroughourIntegratedSystemwhichincludesourTranserStationComplexHouseholdHazardousWasteFacilityWaste-to-EnergyFacilitiesinBainbridgeandHarrisburgorcombustionotrashFreyFarmLandfllordisposalomanuacturingandconstructiondemolitionwaste 6LARGEITEMSAMOUNTSOFTRASHContactyourtrashhaulerormunicipalitytomakespecialarrangementsforlargeitemsoramountsoftrash.OrforasmallfeeyoucandisposeoftrashatoneofourthreeLancasterfacilitylocations.CommonitemsdeliveredtoLCSWMAincludeRefusetrashTirescarmotorcycleandtruckApplianceswrefrigerantexrefrigeratorfreezerwindowACunitAppliancesworefrigerantexwasherdryermicrowaveSinglelargeitemsexmattresssofadresserForacurrentlistofdisposalfeesvisitwww.lcswma.orgorcall717397-9968.WeacceptcashcheckorcreditcardVisaMasterCardandDiscoveronly.Seebackofbrochureforacompletelistingoffacilityoperatinghoursandlocations. HOUSEHOLDHAZARDOUS7NumerousmaterialsusedinthehomegarageandgardenareconsideredhouseholdhazardouswasteHHW.Theycancauseserioussaetyandhealthproblemsintransportationandordisposalacilities.LancasterCountyresidentsmayusetheHHWFacilityorFREE.Thereisnochargeorqualiyingitems.WeacceptonlythefollowingmaterialsAdhesivesAutomotivefuidsmax.5gallonspercontainerBatteriesincludingautomotiveandhouseholdChemistrysetsCookingandryingoilsmax.5gallonspercontainerFireextinguishersFloorandurniturepolishFuelincludingkerosenegasolineandpropaneHouseholdcleanersLawntreatmentsincludingherbicidesandpesticidesMercurycontainingitemsmaxo30permonthincludingballastsfuorescentbulbsthermostatsandthermometersPaintrustinhibitorsstainsturpentineandthinnersPhotographicandpoolchemicals WASTE8ImportantRemindersOnlytheitemslistedareacceptedattheHHWFacility.Allothermaterialsincludingappliancesareconsideredtrashandmaybedisposedofforafee.Emptycontainersfrompaintandotheritemsthatpreviouslycontainedliquidsarenotacceptedandmaybedisposedofasregulartrash.Wedonotacceptitemsfrominstitutionsindustriesormanufacturers.FrombusinessesweacceptonlythefollowingitemsBatteriesCovereddevicesseeE-WASTEsectionformoreinformationFluorescentbulbsmaxof30permonthVisitwww.lcswma.orgformoreinformationandalistofalternativestohouseholdhazardouswasteproducts.Seebackofbrochureforfacilityoperatinghoursandlocations.Youdonotneedtomakeanappointment. E-WASTE9CoveredDevicesPennsylvaniainstitutedalawcalledtheCoveredDevicesRecyclingActwhichprohibitsresidentsfromdisposingofcovereddevicesastrashandbanshaulersfromcollectingtheseitemsastrash.Theymustberecycledatanapprovedfacility.CovereddevicesincludeonlythefollowingitemsDesktopcomputersLaptopsMonitorsComputerperipheralsincludingakeyboardmouseprinterandspeakersTelevisionse-ReadersthatbrowsetheinternetCovereddeviceswillbeacceptedfromresidentsandbusinessesforFREEattheHHWFacilitywiththefollowingrestrictionsLimitof10totalcovereddevicespercustomerperdayex10televisions10computersandperipheralsoranycombinationupto10totalcovereddevicesAllelectronicsmustbeintactandwillnotbeacceptedotherwise 10Visitwww.lcswma.orgormoreinormationonrecyclingcovereddevicesandothere-waste.Seebackobrochureoracilityoperatinghoursandlocations.Youdonotneedtomakeanappointment.OtherE-WasteWealsoaccepttheollowinge-wastematerialsromresidentsandbusinessesorFREEattheHHWFacilitywithalimito10e-wasteitemspercustomerperdayCamerasphotoandvideoCellphonesandsmartphonesCellphoneperipheralschargersbatteriesBluetoothearpiecesaircardsclipscasesDVDandVCRplayersMP3playersandiPodsPDAsPortableelectronicgameplayersandvideogameconsolesStereosandperipheralsCDplayersturntablesamplifersspeakersnowoodenmaterialsLCSWMAreservestherighttoinspectdelayordenydeliveriesocovereddevicesande-wastematerialsoranyreasonatthediscretionooursta.Foralistoadditionalacilitiesthatacceptcovereddevicesandothere-wastematerialsvisitwww.earth911.comorcontactyourlocalmunicipalofce. OTHERTYPESOF11LARGEAPPLIANCESWeacceptlargeappliancesalsocalledwhitegoodsatallthreeoourLancasteracilitiesoranominalee.Ozonedamaginggasesaresaelyrecoveredandthemetalisrecycled.TIRESWeacceptcartruckandmotorcycletireswithorwithoutrimsatallthreeoourLancasteracilitiesoranominalee.Therubberandmetalisthenrecycled.CONSTRUCTIONDEMOLITIONWASTEForhomeprojectsthatgenerateconstructiondemolitionwastethiscanbedeliveredtoanyoourthreeLancasteracilitiesoranominalee.ASBESTOSAllasbestoswastemustbedelivereddirectlytotheFreyFarmLandflloraee.Thecrumbledriabletypemustbewettedanddouble-baggedpriortodelivery.PRESCRIPTIONDRUGSTheU.S.FoodandDrugAdministrationadvisesresidentstofrsttakeadvantageoanylocaldrugtake-backprogramsavailabletothepublic.Contactyourlocalmunicipalofcetolearnaboutresourcesavailableinyourarea.Inodisposalinstructionsaregivenontheprescriptiondruglabelandnotake-backprogramisavailableinyourarea ASTE12Foracompletelistodisposaleesvisitwww.lcswma.orgorcall717397-9968.Seebackobrochureoracilityoperatinghoursandlocations.removethedrugsromtheiroriginalcontainersandmixwithanundesirablesubstancelikecoeegroundsorlitter.Placemixtureinasealablebagorcontainerandplaceinyourregulartrash.DoNOTfushanydrugsdownthetoilet.Formoreinormationvisitwww.disposemymeds.org.SHARPSForsaedisposalosharpsneedlescontactLCSWMAorareeSaeClipaportabledevicethatclipsandstoresupto1500needles.SaeClipsarealsoavailableatmostpharmaciesorpurchase.Onceullthedevicemaybeplacedinyourregulartrash.MEDICALWASTEIn-homemedicalwastemaybedisposedoasregulartrash.ForlargevolumesomedicalwasteorwastematerialsgeneratedatdoctorsoceshealthcareacilitiesmedicalresearchacilitiesorlaboratoriescontactthePennsylvaniaDepartmentoEnvironmentalProtectionPADEPorpropermedicalwastehandlinginstructions. LOCATIONSANDHOURSTranserStation1299HarrisburgPikeLancasterPA17603MonFri600AMto400PMSat800AMto1200PMHouseholdHazardousWasteFacility1299HarrisburgPikeLancasterPA17603MonFri700AMto400PMSat800AMto1200PMFreyFarmLandfll3049RiverRoadConestogaPA17516MonFri700AMto400PMSat700AMto1100AMLancasterWaste-to-EnergyFacility1911RiverRoadBainbridgePA17502MonFri630AMto400PMSat700AMto1100AMMainOfce1299HarrisburgPikePOBox4425LancasterPA17604-4425Fax717397-9973MonFri800AMto430PM717397-9968www.lcswma.org2015LCSWMA.AllRightsReserved.PrintedintheU.S.A.on100post-consumerrecycledpaper.