The Bethlehem Yardwaste Facility will be closed for the months of February and March and re-open approximately April 1, 2016, weather permitting.
Due to the weather and storms, we have opened the compost center 4 weeks early.
Pizza boxes can NOT be placed in your curbside containers. They must go with trash. The food grease from these boxes is contaminating other paper goods therefore making it unacceptable to our broker. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated and we thank you for your efforts!
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Theis/Cornfeld Recycling Center accepts drop-off of many recyclable materials. Find out more...
Pennsylvania Act 101 and Bethlehem City Ordinance #3821 require all businesses and institutions to recycle mixed office paper, newsprint, magazines/shiny paper, corrugated cardboard, aluminum and leaves. In addition to the aforementioned, food licensed businesses must also recycle steel cans, clear glass containers, colored glass containers, and plastics 1-7 (Except Styrofoam). Businesses must source-separate their materials, store them separate from garbage in proper containers, and make arrangements to recycle commingled, mixed office paper/ corrugated cardboard and leaves separately.
Any material that is flammable, corrosive, reactive, or toxic is considered to be a "household hazardous waste" and must be handled and disposed of correctly. Call your respective county as they are eligible for funding from DEP to provide a hazardous waste recycling program.
Lehigh County 610-782-3073
Northampton County 610-829-6500
The City of Bethlehem Yardwaste Facility is located at the intersection of Schoenersville Road and Eaton Avenue (across from Martin Tower). Find hours and more information...
The below listed items are not accepted at our Recycling Drop-Off facilities. Please call our office at 610-865-7082. We will be happy to tell you about local vendors who may accept them.