History of Recycling in Birdsboro

In 2003, as required by Act 101 of 1988 (Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act), Borough Council adopted Ordinance No. 374, establishing a mandatory recycling program for Borough residents.

Birdsboro Borough Recycling

Hauler: JP Mascaro & Sons 
Phone: 800-334-3403
Message from your recycling collector: Click Here

Recycling Pick Up Day: Wednesday – Please place recyclables at the curb Tuesday evening

      If a holiday falls on or before Wednesday, recyclables will be collected on Thursday.

Acceptable Recyclable Items: Plastic Containers (#1-#7); Clear, brown, green, and blue, glass jars and bottles; Metal cans; Aluminum beverage cans; Steel cans; Paper and (clean) cardboard; Cardboard boxes; Cereal boxes; Paper towel and toilet paper rolls; Office Paper; Shredded paper; Phonebooks; Soft-cover books; Newspaper (bundled).

For more information click here: Recycling Brochure


Yard Waste Drop Off:

Site Location: 300A Armorcast Rd

Drop Off Day: Monday through Friday 7am-2pm, and the 1st Saturday of the month, year round.

Acceptable Yard Waste Items:

Branches (note regulations below), grass cuttings, leaves, twigs, etc.


Branches shall be no larger than 6″ in diameter and 4′ long.

Firewood, stumps, dirt, and/or rocks are not acceptable.

Yard waste must be dropped off in biodegradable paper yard waste bags (available at most home improvement centers). Filled bags may not exceed forty (40) pounds in weight. No more than 10 bundles will be accepted. Plastic bags shall not be used.

Bags containing trash/refuse are not acceptable.


Commercial Recycling

The Borough of Birdsboro Ordinance 374, adopted in accordance with the stipulation set forth in the Commonwealth of PA State Act 101, requires commercial establishments to establish and maintain private recycling programs. The ordinance/act further requires annual reporting of recyclables collected during the prior year.

Private recycling programs must include as minimum aluminum cans, corrugated paper, and high-grade office paper.


Your cooperation in these matters are greatly appreciated. 

Birdsboro Borough – We Recycle!