Recycling

City residents can pick up recycling bins at the City Health Department located on the 1st Floor of City Hall, Monday to Friday from 8:30 am-4:00 pm. You must bring proof of payment of your current garbage bill with you.

If you live in the City of Hazleton you must, by law, recycle certain items including glass, newspaper, aluminum, steel and plastic.

Electronics Recycling Information

BEGINNING JAN. 24, 2013, DESKTOP COMPUTERS, LAPTOP COMPUTERS, COMPUTER MONITORS, COMPUTER PERIPHERALS, TELEVISIONS, AND ANY COMPONENTS OF SUCH DEVICES MAY NO LONGER BE DISPOSED IN PENNSYLVANIA WITH MUNICIPAL WASTE. ADDITIONALLY, COVERED DEVICES THAT ARE NOT FROM AN OCCUPANT OF A SINGLE DETACHED DWELLING UNIT OR A SINGLE UNIT OF A MULTIPLE DWELLING UNIT THAT USED A COVERED DEVICE PRIMARILY FOR PERSONAL OR SMALL BUSINESS MAY NO LONGER DISPOSE OF THESE DEVICES OR THEIR COMPONENTS AT THAT TIME. ALL OF THESE DEVICES ARE REQUIRED TO BE PROPERLY RECYCLED. SEE THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR MORE INFORMATION:  Pennsylvania's Electronics Recycling Management Program.

Questions or problems?
Call Kreitzer Sanitation toll free at (866) 573-4893 or (570) 874-3047 or visit their website at www.kreitzersanitation.com.

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Commercial, Municipal and Institutional Recycling Ordinance

203-27. Separation of recyclables for commercial, municipal and institutional establishments and at community activities.

A. Commercial, municipal and institutional establishments shall separate and store, until collection, high-grade office paper, corrugated paper and aluminum and other source-separated recyclable materials which they may elect to recycle. These establishments must arrange for the transfer of the materials at least once a month to a recycling system by a collector licensed (for the purpose of collecting source-separated recyclable materials) by the City.

B. The licensed recycling collector shall annually provide to the City of Hazleton evidence of each such arrangement and documentation of the total number of tons recycled by providing invoices showing the materials collected from the establishments (or properties) that were marketed.

C. At all community activities, recyclable material designated by the city must be separated until collection. Sponsoring organizations must arrange for the transfer of the materials to a recycling system.

D. Commercial, municipal and institutional establishments and coordinators of community activities who comply with this article shall not be liable for the noncompliance of their tenants where a portion of the building is leased to tenants and/or for the noncompliance by the general public where there is public access to the building or grounds or in other public areas.
 

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