Hartley Avenue Recycling Drop-Off Center


This facility is located at 3600 Hartley Ave. - West of Greenwood Ave. The facility takes the same items recycled curbside. The center also accepts scrap metal and  yard waste.  Cardboard does not have to be flattened and paper and newspaper does not have to be bundled. This center also accepts recyclables from commercial and business facilities.


The Center will accept three bundles or containers of yard waste*.  There is no restriction on the weight as long as the person bringing the yard waste to the Center can safely lift the bundle or container into the dumpster.  There is also no restriction on the size of the bundle as long as the person bringing the yard waste can safely place it into the dumpster.  Only Palmer Township residents can bring yard waste to the Center.  No trailer loads are allowed and should be brought to the Berk Street composting facility.  No grass clippings, stumps or finished wood products are allowed.


*  At the Center attendant's discretion more than four bundles or containers can be accepted, but within reason.


The facility is open according to the following schedule:


Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Saturday - 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Sunday - 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM


The Holiday Schedule for the recycling center will be as follows:


The center will be closed the following holidays: Monday, January 1; Sunday, April 21; Monday, May 27; Monday, September 2; Monday, November 11; Friday, November 29; Wednesday, December 25 and Wednesday, January 1, 2020.


If you have any questions please call (610) 559-8156.


For the safety of the attendants, residents using the recycling center and the township employees, the SPEED LIMIT OF 5 MPH must be adhered to from the time you enter the center gate until you leave the property.

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