Educational Resources

LCSWMA envisions a future where society uses waste in ways that improve the livability of our community. That’s why one of our Core Values is education. We recognize that people need the information to rethink their view of waste, along with the tools and resources to help LCSWMA transform it into a resource for us all to enjoy.

Residents Guide

This guide highlights quick tips for recycling and waste disposal in Lancaster County.


Recycle Right Flier

Wishful recycling does more harm than good. Print this guide and display it in a prominent place to remind you what goes in the bin. Remember – when it doubt, throw it out! You can also visit for more information and helpful tips on how to recycle right.


LCSWMA's Company Overview

Learn more about LCSWMA’s Integrated System and how we transform waste into a resource for our community.


Educational Videos

LCSWMA offers a series of videos that share our philosophy on waste, explain the Integrated System, highlight our facilities, and demonstrate how to Recycle Right at home.


Waste is a Resource Landing Page

Follow along as LCSWMA takes you through the Integrated System and the innovative ways we manage waste as a resource for our community.



What happens to your trash after you throw it away? Where does it go? How is it transformed into a resource? Find out by taking a FREE tour of LCSWMA facilities. Go behind-the-scenes to see how our sites operate.

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Classroom Materials

LCSWMA offers educational resources on recycling to 2nd-5th grade educators and teachers in Lancaster and Dauphin Counties, free of charge. If you are interested in obtaining educational resources, please click the button to complete the request form.

Request Recycling Lesson Plan

Summer Camp Program

LCSWMA offers a FREE recycling summer camp program to Lancaster County camps. If you are interested in requesting a program for your camp, please click the button to complete the request form.

Request Program

Presentation Requests

Have questions about recycling? Curious about what happens to your trash when it leaves the curb? Hosting a STEM education event? LCSWMA would love to speak to your organization, business or school. Connect with us by using the contact button below.

LCSWMA employees at a presentation