Lower Paxton Township requires all residents occupying single-family and multi-family dwellings of two and three units to recycle specific materials from their solid waste. Waste Management is the collector of the recyclables, however the recyclables are then taken to Penn Waste. More information on recycling is provided by Penn Waste.
Aluminum and steel cans
Cardboard (Corrugated cardboard and shipping boxes only)
Glass containers (Food and beverage glass only)
Plastics (Numbers 1, 2 and 5)
Broken glass/drinking glasses
Needles and medical waste
Plastic bags like grocery bags
Plastic tableware (forks, knives, etc)
Used paper towels/tissues
The Dauphin County Recycling Center (DCRC) accepts many types of electronic equipment and other items that are recyclable but may not be collected at the curb. This is free for all residents of Dauphin County. For $5, the DCRC will also perform confidential paper shredding. Questions should be directed to the DCRC by calling them at 717-982-6772. The County has additional information on its website.