Trash & Recycling

Bethlehem Township Although the Township does not provide trash or recycling services, we do provide each resident with a 20 gallon Rubbermaid recycling container for use by your private hauler. They are available for pick-up at the Bethlehem Township Municipal Building, 4225 Easton Avenue, from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday except holidays. Please contact your hauler for specific recycling or trash removal services questions.

If your container is stolen, blown away, or you require an additional container, it may be purchased at a cost of $12.00.

Yard Waste Recycle Center
The Bethlehem Township Yard Waste Recycle Center located on Falmer Drive (south of Skateaway) will be open to receive yard waste (tree branches, shrub trimmings) Leaves and grass clippings will not be accepted. You will be responsible for unloading your own material.

Additionally, leaf mulch and wood chips will be available for pick-up. Please bring your own container for loading material.

Hours of operation:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12-4
Saturday from 10-3 and Sunday from 1-4

Week day hours may be shortened or eliminated due to inclement weather. Call the Public Works Office to determine if the facility will be open during bad weather on Monday, Wednesday or Friday.
Weekend hours will only be effected during snow events.

Pennsylvania Businesses are required to recycle. For more information click HERE

Other Recycling Events

Household Hazardous Waste Events
May 20 & October 14, 2017, 8:30am-2:00pm. Click HERE

Electronics Recycling Events
April 29, May 6, September 9, 2017, 9:00am-12:00pm. Click HERE

Restore Recyclable Latex Paint Collection Events
May 6, July 1, September 2, October 7, 2017 Click HERE

Licensed Haulers

Residential Recycling
Advanced Disposal
Chrin Hauling
East Penn Sanitation
Freedom Sanitation
J&S Disposal Service
Raritan Valley Disposal (part of Republic Services)
Strohl’s Sanitation Service
Swint Hauling & Disposal
Symons Sanitation
Waste Management – Pen Argyl
LMR Disposal LLC

Commercial Recycling
Accurate Recycling
Advanced Disposal
Chrin Hauling
East Penn Sanitation
Iron Mountain Document Destruction
Raritan Valley Disposal (part of Republic Services)
Recall Secure Document Shredding
Symons Sanitation
United States Recycling
Waste Management – Pen Argyl
LMR Disposal LLC


Yard Waste Recycle Center

HOURS: M-W-F – Noon to 4PM
Saturday – 10AM to 3PM
Sunday – 1PM to 4PM

ADDRESS: Located adjacent to the Public Works facility at 4450 Falmer Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18020

Bethlehem Township Residents only
Proof required such as drivers license, water bill, etc.

Yard Waste Accepted

Tree trimmings
Shrubbery trimmings
Clean stumps
Flower plants
Christmas trees
Logs up to 12 inch diameter (2 inch diameter or more must be cut into 4 foot lengths)
Potted plants (no dirt)
Vegetable plants

Material NOT permitted

Grass clippings
Seed pods
Stumps with dirt
Pine cones & needles
Plastic bags or containers

Residents must unload their own materials and empty any containers. Any bags or containers must be removed by the resident.

Leaf mulch and wood chips will be available to residents. Residents are responsible for loading their own material. Any questions – please call 610-814-6442.


Wheels For Wishes

Wheels For Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish® Pennsylvania and West Virginia. We are proud to offer an easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child.


Vehicles For Veterans

Vehicles For Veterans is a nonprofit car donation program that benefits disabled veterans with the proceeds from donated vehicles. You can help disabled veterans by donating a car, truck, boat, RV, ATV or motorcycle, whether the vehicle runs or not. Your vehicle donation helps support veterans’ programs that provide strength and encouragement to the disabled veterans who have served our country.

Bethlehem Township
4225 Easton Avenue
Bethlehem, Pa. 18020
Phone: 610-814-6400
Fax: 610-814-6408
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