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Recycling
Berks County > Municipalities > Shillington Borough
Recycling Program

In 1991, the Borough began a comprehensive Curbside Recycling Program.  The goal of this program is to minimize the solid waste stream by recycling at least 25% of the refuse collected.  This saves landfill space which in turn lowers our disposal fees. 

The green recycling containers delivered to each residence are the property of the Borough of Shillington and must remain at the property if you move.  Write your address in black magic marker or white paint on the green recycling container.  This simple process will make it easier to locate your can if lost.  Additional 20-gallon containers are available for residents to purchase at their cost.

Recyclable Materials that will be Collected

Clear Glass Containers Aluminum Cans 
Green Glass Containers Steel Cans
Brown Glass Containers Bimetallic Cans
Newpapers Plastic Containers (Nos. 1 or 2)
Newspaper Inserts Magazines

To view the brochure that details the residential program, click here.

To view the brochure that details the commercial program, click here.

For a detailed COLLECTION SCHEDULE, click here.