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: Hollenbaugh
Phone: 814-643-6950 OR 610-562-7986

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

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

Acceptable Recyclable ItemsPlastic 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).

Recycling will still be collected weekly on Wednesdays, the same containers may be utilized, and the recycling items accepted will remain the same.  Acceptable Recycling List – Hollenbaugh**


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.

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!