Recycling & Trash Disposal
Tobyhanna Township residents and businesses are required by ordinance to recycle. The items to be recycled are:
Corrugated Cardboard and Boxes; Paper-office, newspapers, magazines, junk mail, shredded paper, books, cereal boxes and the like; Plastics - all numbers accepted; Aluminum and Bi-metal cans; Plastic bags and film; Glass-all colors.
The Township has three options for recycling.
The Township Recycling Drop-off and Transfer Station is located on Sullivan Trail Road. The Transfer Station hours of operation are Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Saturday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM and closed on Sundays and Holidays. The center accepts recyclables as well as bags of household trash and large items to be disposed of. THERE IS A FEE FOR THIS SERVICE.
2.) In the spring and fall of the year, the Township holds clean-up days at the station, which is operated by Panther Waste Systems. On these clean-up days, recyclables are not accepted and rates are charged according to a schedule set by Panther Waste Systems.
Proof of residency or property ownership is required to utilize this facility such as a tax bill, lease agreement or PPL bill.
Please call the Transfer Station at (570) 646-5178 during hours of operation for further information.
3.) Monroe County Municipal Waste Management Authority operates the recycling drop off sites in the county.
The items collected at these sites include: Corrugated Cardboard and Boxes; Paper-office, newspapers, magazines,
junk mail, shredded paper, books, cereal boxes and the like; Plastics -all numbers accepted; Aluminum and Bi-metal cans;
Plastic bags and film; Glass-all colors.
THERE IS NO FEE FOR THIS SERVICE.
For more information, please visit their website www.thewasteauthority.com
The other option available to residents is curbside recycling pick-up done by your own private trash hauler.