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Engine Filter Recycling

Residents of Upper Bern Township are encouraged to recycle their oil, fuel, transmission and hydraulic filters for free.

The drum for recycling is located in the Upper Bern Township garage and is accessible any time.

Recycling Information Recycling bins at Upper Tulpehocken Township 2013 Upcoming Dates: Effective March 1, 2013, the recycling bins will be available at Upper Tulpehocken on a full time basis. Items must be placed in the bins and include: • Glass bottles • Aluminum cans • Bi-metal cans • Plastics #1-7 (look for the number inside the recycle symbol located on the bottom of the container) • Mixed paper • Corrugated cardboard
BERKS COUNTY ELECTRONIC RECYCLING Berks County Recycling Center 1316 Hilltop Rd, Leesport, PA 19533 Turn right off Rt. 183 at Hilltop Road and continue until you see the recycling center. Turn onto the -rst driveway. Electronics recycling is in the barn. OPEN EVERY TUESDAY, THURSDAY & SATURDAY 8:00 AM – NOON ELECTRONIC ITEMS ACCEPTED: • Computers, Monitors, Laptops, Keyboards, Modems, Printers, Copier, etc. • Microwaves, Stereos, Television, VCRs, Telephones, Answering Machines, etc. • Fluorescent bulbs • All types of Batteries • Air Conditions & Dehumidifiers FEE SCHEDULE - Effective 1/17/2012 RESIDENTIAL • All Electronic Items (Residents ONLY) Free of Charge • Fluorescent tubes , CFL Bulbs & Batteries Free of Charge • Air Conditioners & Dehumidifiers Free of Charge COMMERCIAL/INSTITUTIONAL • All Electronic Items (Businesses) $ 1.00 per item • Televisions – Less than 20” $ 5.00 each • Televisions - Larger than 21” $ 10.00 each • Fluorescent tubes, CFL Bulbs & Batteries $ .50 per pound • Air Conditioners & Dehumidifiers Free of Charge For additional information: Berks County Solid Waste Authority www.co.berks.pa.us/swa 610-478-6362
Pharmaceutical Collection Event Bring your unwanted or expired prescription and over-thecounter medicines, in their original containers, to the Exeter Township Municipal Building at 4975 Demoss Rd., Reading, PA to have your unwanted medications disposed of in an environmentally-friendly manner. No sharps, syringes, needles or thermometers and no business disposal. Saturday, April 27, 2013 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Exeter Township Municipal Building at 4975 Demoss Rd., Reading, PA