Londonderry Township participates in Single Stream Recycling - meaning appropriate items may be collected in one container. Recycle bins are located at the Township Municipal Building parking lot, 103 Daleville Road and at the Transfer Station, 250 Fernwood Road (open Saturday's only).
Please recycle the following items:
Paper - Newspapers, Mixed Paper (cardboard, bags, magazines, all mail, phone books, home/office/school paper, paperback books, paper egg cartons, clean pizza boxes, box board (cereal, cake and cracker boxes). Shredded paper may certainly be recycled if contained in a paper bag.
Corrugated Cardboard -
Glass - clean food and drink bottles and jars only. Rinse and remove lids (labels need not be removed.
Aluminum - beverage cans, pie plates and clean foil
Metal - Rinsed food and beverage cans, empty metal aerosol cans.
Plastic - #1 through #7 plastic containers - rinse and remove caps. NO Styrofoam/peanuts, foam or polystyrene. Return plastic bags to the grocery store.
Paint (Latex ONLY) - Must be dried or hardened. NO OIL PAINTS.
Medications - The following locations (nearest to our area) have Medication Collection Drop Off Boxes weekly:
Kennett Square Boro Police Dept., 115 Broad Street, Kennett Square
New Garden Twp., Police Dept., 8934 Gap Newport Pike, New Garden
Oxford Borough Police Dept., 57 N. Fourth Street, Oxford
Parkesburg Boro Police Dept., 315 W. First Ave., Bldg. 2, Parkesburg
Disposal Tips for Sharps (needles, syringes, lancets) - Place all sharps in a puncture- resistant, hard plastic container. An empty detergent container, 2 liter soda bottle or empty coffee can will do. Disinfect with a small amount of bleach. SEAL THE LID with heavy duty tape (duct tape) and place in with your trash or take to SECCRA and dispose in a marked bin.
Items NOT ALLOWED: Caps and lids, ceramic cups/plates, crystal, drinking glasses, flower pots, light bulbs, metallic wrapping paper, mirrors, oil cans/bottles, ovenware, plate/window glass, shredded credit cards or CDs.
For more detailed information on recyclables please go to www.seccra.org
All of us working together can help KEEP RECYCLABLES OUT OF THE LANDFILL.