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Recycling in West Wyoming

The West Wyoming Recycling Containers are now located behind Hose Company #1. Recycling can be dropped off any day of the week. The borough accepts newspaper, magazines, office paper, books, cardboard and commingled items. The borough is encouraging residents to recycle; this will not only help the environment, but lower the borough's garbage tonnage totals thereby controlling costs. The following is the list of acceptable items for recycling. Commingled Food and Beverage Containers, #1 & #2 Plastic Containers. Numbers are located on the bottom of plastic container.  #1 Recyclables include: Soda, water, flavored beverage bottles, salad dressing bottles, peanut butter jars, and mayonnaise jars.  #2 Recyclables include: Milk Jugs and laundry detergent bottles, shampoo, drain cleaners, aspirin bottles. Please no plastic sheets or packing materials. Please empty and rinse bottles.  Aluminum, tin, and food service cans.        

No foil or aluminum tray.  Glass bottles and jars (no lids). Please no windshields, window glass, dinnerware or ceramics. Newspaper, Magazines, and Office Paper Recycling includes newspapers and everything delivered with it – including inserts, coupons, etc. All clean and dry paper including: office paper and shredded paper, magazines, junk mail, phone books, writing paper (all colors), computer paper, Xerox paper, catalogs, and brochures. Cardboard Containers include corrugated cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, cake boxes, frozen dinner boxes, paper egg cartons, soda/beer carrying boxes, paper grocery bags, gift boxes, and shoe boxes. Please flatten or cut boxes to fit into the collection container.

2017 Yard Waste/Bulk Pickup Schedule
Residents may call Waste Management's toll free number 1-800-222-2028 to Pre-Pay and Pre-schedule any BULK items they want Waste Management to take on their service day. The Waste Management driver must have a ticket with the resident's address and item detail before it will be taken. Items Considered Bulk: Refrigerators, Air conditioners, De-humidifiers, couches, chairs, mattress & box spring (considered 1 item), furniture in general, lawn mowers (all gas and oils must be removed), lawn furniture, swimming pools, construction material (dry wall, wood). Waste management cannot take: oil based paints, stains, chemicals, batteries, tires, concrete, bricks or blocks. No hazardous type waste.


Yard Waste
Yard waste is to be placed in an open container. Do not use plastic bags or it will be refused. Containers are not to weigh more than 30 pounds. Use as many containers as necessary and separate full garbage cans of grass clippings into two half full containers. Yard waste consists only of the following materials: shrubbery or grass clippings an tree limbs. Tree limbs are not to exceed 3 feet length or 1/2 inch diameter. Limbs should be bundled, tied and placed in an open-container. Rocks, stones, dirt and animal waste are not acceptable forms of yard waste. Any yard waste containing unacceptable materials will not be collected.