Welcome to the County of Berks
Berks County Recycling Center
The mission of the Berks County Recycling Center is to direct recycling operations throughout the County in a cost-effective, environmentally safe, reliable and efficient manner.
Goals & Objectives
  • Work with municipalities, schools & businesses to help them establish recycling programs.
  • Improve on the recycling programs in the County.
  • Educate the public about the benefits of recycling, composting & waste reductions.
  • Make improvements to the Recycling Center to better serve the public.
The Recycling Center 1316 Hilltop Road, Leesport is now under video surveillance and illegal dumpers are being cited. Please do not leave anything at the center that is not listed as an acceptable material on the containers. Please read all signs at the site so that you are not cited for illegal dumping.  Absolutely no styrofoam is permitted to be left at our site.

Recycling Events

Household Hazardous Waste - Free to Berks County Residents  " 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM "
October 20, 2018- Berks County Ag Center, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, Pa. 19533
Pharmaceutical Collection - Medication Drop Box Program
Free to Berks County Residents
Paper Shredding - Free to Berks County Residents
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
October 13, 2018 - Berks County Ag Center, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport, Pa. 19533
Electronic Recycling
- Free for residents of Berks County
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
8:00 AM - Noon
1316 Hilltop Rd., Leesport, Pa. 19533
Tire Collection - Fees apply
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday (1316 Hilltop Rd., Leesport, Pa.)
8:00 AM - Noon
County Recycling Center, 1316 Hilltop Rd., Leesport, Pa. 19533
Recycle Coach is an address-based app that can be downloaded from the iTunes or GooglePlay app store. The app offers information about Berks County's recycling and special waste collection programs specifically for your area. With the click of a button you can access your schedule, events, and accepted recyclable materials. Set alerts and reminders so you never miss a collection, receive instant updates on recycling events, and enjoy exporting calendar options directly to your device! No smartphone? No problem! Enjoy the PC/Laptop friendly version! Just type in your address below to get started.
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The app & website plug-in, developed by Recycle Coach, provides residents with a full range of information that is normally on the website or in the collection schedule that is distributed by Berks County. But now residents don’t have to go hunting for the printed schedule or be sitting in front of their computers. Instead, by downloading Recycle Coach™, Berks County residents can check details for regular and special collections and events for household hazardous waste or e-waste days, and more.
Special features of Berks County Recycle Coach™ app & website plug-in include a search function that lets residents quickly find information about what to do with a regular or out-of-the-ordinary item, plus there are tips for reducing and recycling waste in apartment and condo buildings. 
Download RecycleCoach
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Contact Information

Location Address:
Berks County Recycling Office
1316 Hill Top Road
Leesport, PA  19533

Mailing Address:
Berks County Recycling Office
633 Court Street
Reading, PA  19601
Phone: 610-478-6362
Fax: 610-478-3470

Email: swa@countyofberks.com

Hours: See brochure for hours of operation

Jane Meeks, Executive Director​
Berks County Recycling Center 
Berks County
Recycling Center
The Rural Recycling Program was terminated on January 1, 2018.
Electronic Waste
Hazardous Waste

2018 HHW Collections

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Paper Shredding
Service provided Free of charge to residents of Berks County by United Document Destruction and Storage.
Pharmaceutical Waste