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Get some cheap cat litter, (something that is clay best works best). Open paint can and pour cat litter into can, (just enough to absorb the paint), leave uncovered out to dry. Once paint has hardened or solidified, place container out with your regular garbage. Place the lid in your regular garbage. We do not recommend putting out more than three containers at one time.
The county will not be holding an electronics recycling event again, however, we urge everyone to contact your local municipality and encourage them to consider holding a collection for their residents. Every towns has received correspondence from the county on what needs to be done to hold a collection for their residents.
The 2018 Tire Recycling Event was held on Saturday, October 6th and 13th.
All phone calls were returned by the office. Below are a few reasons why you did not receive a return call?
The Luzerne County Recycling Office is not a hauling company but an office
associated with the Luzerne County Court House. Please call one of the haulers listed below or
your local municipal building and ask them who the garbage hauler is for your area.
Waste Management-570-344-7812 or County Waste call 570-685-7000.
Salvation Army, Sans Souci Highway, Hanover Township. Please drive to the back of the lot where the loading dock is.
Televisions must not be broken or busted as they will be refused. DO NOT TAKE THEM IN THE
STORE AS YOU WILL ALSO BE REFUSED. There is a limit of two-(2) televisions per vehicle. Televisions
are accepted during regular store hours. Please call 570-823-1935 FOR MORE INFORMATION.
The Recycling Office of Luzerne County is a County government office. We do not offer dumpsters however, perhaps
one of the listings below can assist you.
Please call for pricing and scheduling of deliveries below:
Single stream recycling is placing all paper, glass bottles & jars, aluminum, steel-bi-metallic and plastic items, in one container.
Please contact your local municipality to see what items are accepted in your town.