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Recycling
 

 Recycling

 

Rye Township Recycles

1775 New Valley Road

Marysville, PA 17053-9419

 

Recycling in Rye Township is voluntary.  Effective January 2, 2019 Rye Township will only receive flattened corrugated cardboard at its drop off location.  The Cardboard recycling dumpster is located in the rear lot of the municipal building and is open Monday through Friday, 6 AM to 2 PM.  THIS SERVICE IS ONLY FOR RESIDENTS.  We do not want commercial recycling of cardboard unless you are paying the quarterly commercial trash fee.  

 

Anyone needing assistance with dropping off their cardboard, please contact the Township office  at 717- 957-2348 to arrange for assistance.  Do NOT leave cardboard sit outside the bin!!

Cardboard container image

FLATTEN CARDBOARD

(Brown corrugated, 

Or white shipping boxes.

Must be flattened to fit

into cardboard transporter)

 

 

WOOD RECYCLING

 

In addition to the cardboard permitted for recycling, the Township receives and chips brush, small limbs, and Christmas trees at the Township Building.  The chips will be provided to area residents on a first-come, first-served basis, and also will be used to maintain the Park trails.

 

RECOMMENDED WOOD RECYCLING GUIDELINES

Rye Township offers a drop off wood recycling program in the rear lot at the municipal building for its residents, M-F, 6 AM to 1:45 PM. The program is provided to assist residents with disposing of tree limbs and branches from their own residential lots. This program is not for a commercial contractor’s use in removal of a tree or trees on residential or vacant lots.

The following guidelines are imposed to keep our employees safe and the wood chipping equipment operational:

  • Accepting only tree limbs and branches up to 6 inches in diameter
  • Limbs must be at least 3-4 feet in length; Longer is better and safer
  • Pile branches all in one direction in front of the chipper
  • Do not bundle limbs or branches with rope
  • Prohibited items:
  • No old, dead wood of any size
  • No Small twigs and branches
  • No Roots and/or root balls
  • No small trees with roots attached
  • No Stumps
  • No Board Lumber or landscape timbers, treated or otherwise
  • No trees or branches with wire or nails in them
  • No fencing
  • No vines, weeds, flowers, thorny berry branches, wild rose, or honeysuckle          (It is a wood chipper. These items tangle in the chipper.)
  • No building materials
  • No shrubs
  • No small tree and bush trimmings and leaves
  • No wood that has poison ivy vines or poison oak on it

The Township has the right to refuse a load of brush if it does not follow recommended guidelines.

Thank you for your cooperation!

 

 Download the 2020 Rye Refuse Township Newsletter.pdf