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.

​Places Accepting Televisions ONLY for Recycle/Disposal:

TV Disposal - ECOvants, 2209 South 58th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, 215-729-3770.  Free TV, computer and  monitor drop off the first and third Wednesdays of each month between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m.

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 RECYCLE TV's and other electronics, they tend to change their policy at times, so it is best to call first - 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)
  • Working and non working vehicles Vehicle Donation Link
  • eForce Recycling Link to Homepage
Leaf collection will begin in October and end mid December. They will be collected every Wednesday.  They can be placed curbside in an approved biodegradable, compostable bags, or approved 55 gallon container.

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. 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) The collection will occur every other week on Wednesdays throughout the year or other scheduled time as approved by the Township.

Leaf and Yard Waste Drop Off Collection Locations

Yard Waste Locations Link

2021 Schedule
January – 13th and 27th
February – 10th and 24th
March – 10th and 24th
April – 7th and 21st
May – 5th and 19th
June –  June 2nd, 16th and June 30th
July – 14th and 28th
August – 11th and 25th
September – 8th and 22nd
October – 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th
November – 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th
December – 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th


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.


Clear Glass

  • 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 packing is not recyclable. Styrofoam containers and cups are 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.

Packing Materials 

The UPS store in Media (1167 W. Baltimore Pike, Media) recycles all packing materials, such as plastic packing, foam and peanuts. 


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.


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.


There are empty containers known as HPDE Number 1 and Number 2, PET Number 1 and Number 2 and Number 3 - 7. Please don't put plastic bags in the recycling container, take them to your local grocery store where they have special recycling for them.