Recycle – It’s The Law! In accordance with Act 101 of 1988, Pennsylvania Legislature, recycling is mandatory in the Borough of New Cumberland. Residential customers are required to place recyclable materials in a recycling bin, properly marked “recycling”.
The following materials should be co-mingled and placed in a recycling bin: cardboard boxes, pizza boxes, food boxes, paper towel & toilet paper rolls, paperboard packaging, office paper, shredded paper, newspaper and inserts, magazines and catalogs, junk mail and envelopes, paper bags, phone books; #1 and #7 containers and bottles; clear, brown, and green glass food and beverage containers; aluminum beverage cans, steel food and beverage cans, aerosol cans.
Click here for the Cumberland County Residential Recycling & Disposal Guide
Since 2013, by law Penn Waste stopped collecting electronic waste. New Cumberland Borough residents can recycle their electronics at Cumberland County’s Electronics Recycling Center is located at 1001 Claremont Road in Carlisle. Visit their website here for more information.