Additional Disposal Instructions

TV's, Computer & Related Components


Information from Department of Environmental Protection: New Electronics Recycling Law states that consumers and businesses can no longer dispose of covered devices, such as computers, laptops, monitors and televisions with their trash. DEP also has a toll-free hotline at 800-346-4242 for questions about electronic recycling requirements.

Other Ways to Dispose


  • Salvation Army at 66 Chester Pike in Darby will accept working TV's of all sizes.
  • Salvation Army - view Salvation Army website for details and donations (only working tv's)
  • Best Buy DOES not RECYCLE TV's but will recycle other electronics - 610-604-7474
  • Staples will accept computers, no monitors or TV's.
  • List of facilities in Delaware County accepting these items: view list under "Delaware County" (PDF)

Yard Waste


Contractor shall collect, remove and dispose of yard waste placed at curbside in approved paper biodegradable, compostable bags, approved 55 gallon container or tied into bundles no more than 3 feet in length and weighing no more than 30 lbs. The collection will occur each month on the first and third Wednesday throughout the year or other scheduled time as approved by the Township. Yard waste may consist of tree trimmings, shrubbery, leaves, general yard and garden residues/wastes and other similar material but specifically excluding grass clippings. (grass clippings can be included as part of your regular trash)

Newspapers/Paper


Newspapers including the advertisements, junk mail, envelopes with and without windows, all periodicals, cardboard, and other waste paper and similar items can all be placed together in recycling can.

If you do not rinse out glass, cans and plastics they will be labeled contaminated when they get to the recycling facility and won't be recycled but put in regular trash stream. Please remove caps from bottles, and DO not include any plastic bags. Your efforts make a difference! Thank you.

Glass


Clear Glass


Includes:
  • Empty bottles
  • Jars
  • Food or beverage containers made of clear transparent glass
Expressly excluded:
  • Non-container glass
  • Plate glass
  • Blue, green or brown glass
  • Porcelain and ceramic products

Colored Glass


  • Empty bottles
  • Jars
  • Food or beverage containers made of green and brown glass except non-container glass
  • Plate glass
  • Blue glass
  • Porcelain and ceramic products

Styrofoam


Styrofoam packing is not recyclable. Please put in regular trash. Packing peanuts should be saved and reused or taken to a packaging / shipping store for reuse. Do not include them with your recycling discard with regular trash if unable to reuse.

Aluminum


Rinse all empty aluminum beverage and food containers. Place in recycling container.

Bimetallic Cans


Rinse empty food or beverage containers consisting of ferrous sides and bottom and an aluminum top - commonly used for pet foods, soups, canned vegetables, etc. Place in recycling container.

Cardboard


Corrugated paper, cardboard or paperboards are used in the manufacture of folding paper carton, set-up boxes and similar boxboard products may be placed in the can with other recycling. Large pieces should be broken down and placed beside the recycling can.

Plastics


There are empty containers known as HPDE Number 1 and Number 2, PET Number 1 and Number 2 and Number 3 - 7.