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Berks County Solid Waste Authority
Jane Meeks, Executive Director
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Mission
 
The mission of the Berks County Solid Waste Authority is to manage solid waste and recyclable materials in an environmentally safe, reliable and efficient manner.
 
About Berks County Solid Waste Authority (sWA) 
 
The Berks County Solid Waste Authority was established by the Berks County Commissioners on August 19, 1992.  The role of the Solid Waste Authority is to protect the health and welfare of the residents of Berks County and to provide a means whereby Berks County can effectively and efficiently (a) manage and (b) implement the Solid Waste Plan.

Recycling Events  (hover over item to stop scrolling and click links for more information)
Household Hazardous Waste - Free to Berks County Residents
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
October 18, 2014- FirstEnergy Stadium, Rt. 61, Reading, Pa.

  

Pharmaceutical Waste - Free to Berks County Residents
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
October 11, 2014- FirstEnergy Stadium, Rt. 61, Reading, Pa.

  

Paper Shredding - Free to Berks County Residents
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
 
October 11, 2014- FirstEnergy Stadium, Rt. 61, Reading, Pa.

  

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

 
Contact Information
Address:
Berks County Solid Waste Authority
Services Center, 14th Floor
633 Court Street
Reading, PA  19601
Phone:
610-478-6362
Fax:
610-478-3470
Email:
 
 
 
2013 Year End Report
 
 
Electronic Waste
  
Hazardous Waste
    *Latex Paint Disposal
   
Paper Shredding
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Special Wastes
Appliances
Christmas Trees
   Municipal programs
Light Bulbs
   Local Drop-offs
   Energy Star
​Purchase R Kit
Waste Management
AERC
​Bethlehem App.

 

​COALS project
(Clean Up Our American Lands & Streams)
Program Description
Contact Information
​Sign-up Form
Cleanup Site
​Illegal Dumping
​Completed Site:
1. Skyline Drive-3/07
2. Heisters Creek-4/07

Stop Dumping on Berks
(Crime Alert Berks County)
Program Description