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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Fall Household Hazardous Waste and Paper Shredding Events

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About Berks County Solid Waste Authority (SWA) (610) 478-6362


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.

The Recycling Center at 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.  Absolutely no Styrofoam is permitted to be dropped off at this center. This center is open daily from 8:00 AM until Dusk, for fall and winter hours.

Glass is no longer accepted for recycling at 1316 Hilltop Rd, Leesport

Paper Shredding Event – October 8, 2022

Hazardous Waste collection – October 15, 2022

The events are being held at the Berks County Ag Center, 1238 County Welfare Road, Leesport from 8:00 AM – Noon, BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

 Please visit our website to register:

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