Refuse and Recycling

Penn Waste Mailing

For residents who utilize Recycling Only service and have already purchased trash bags through Republic Services. Penn Waste will only honor these bags for the first quarter of the contract. After that, residents must purchase Penn Waste bags from Penn Waste.


Penn Waste is the trash hauler for Newberry Township. Their phone number is 717-767-4456 Option 3 should you have any questions.  Please see Penn Waste website  or Penn Waste mailing link for additional details.

Electronic Recycling The Fairview Township facility at 55 Fairview Road, New Cumberland is open Monday through Saturday from 8am to 4:30pm (April – October) and Monday through Friday from 9am to 12pm (November through March) and is open to all York County Residents.

The York County Solid Waste Authority’s Residential Electronics Recycling Program is free and open to York County residents ONLY and is conducted Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon at the Small Load Drop-off Facility at the York County Resource Recovery Center.

One Large Household item per week:  Such as an appliance, carpet-48" max length rolled & tied, furniture, a mattress or box spring, a car tire only (must be off the rim), tree branches & brush 48" max length (must be bundled/tied), scrap metal 48" max length, a toilet or sink. If you are putting an air conditioner or fridge out for pick-up, please call Republic Services at 717-779-2500. You may also call this number if you are not sure if you may place an item out for Large Item Pick-up. Paint: latex and oil-based can be disposed of in your regular trash. If there is a little paint in the can, use kitty litter or sand to absorb it. If the can is mostly empty, please take the lid off and allow it to get gummy before putting the lid back on and placing in your trash. Tires: A tire, removed from its rim, with a maximum outside diameter of 32” and maximum tread width of 12” may be substituted for one (1) can or bag. Batteries: Alkaline batteries can be disposed of in your regular trash. Rechargeable batteries must be recycled. Flourescent Bulbs: You may dispose of two bulbs per week. Please place them (CFL bulbs included) in a plastic bag and put in with your trash. If you have a large amount, YCSW has a hazardous waste disposal in May. You may contact them at 717-845-1066. Broken Glass (mirrors, windows or shattered light bulbs) should be placed in a paper bag or cardboard box prior to placing it in a garbage bag. Please tape over the broken piece of a mirror or window so the sharp edge is not sticking out. Also tape the item to help contain the broken pieces. The maximum size is 3ft x 6ft.

Medical Waste Disposal: In order to dispose of your medical waste properly, we recommend placing any used needles in a heavy plastic container (laundry detergent bottles, coffee cans, etc.). This will ensure that the needles will not stick any of our employees during collection. Place these materials in your trash can or bag.

COLLECTION TIME: Please place bags/cans and recycling bins out the night before your collection day when possible. The hauler starts collection by no later than 6:00 am.

HOLIDAYS: The following holidays are observed by the hauler: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Should your pick-up day fall on, or after a holiday, then your pick-up will be a day later in that week. If the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, garbage will be picked up on your normal day.

What is NOT Collected

Auto parts, concrete, construction debris (including drywall, shingles, roofing debris), household hazardous waste, commercial/industrial waste, stains, propane tanks, chemicals & liquids.

Electronic devices such as desktop computers, laptops, monitors, keyboards, a mouse, printers, speakers, televisions and e-readers that browse the internet must be recycled by law. They may be recycled at a York County Recycling Collection site such as Fairview Township, 55 Fairview Road, New Cumberland, PA (717) 901-5261,  or York County Solid Waste Authority, Black Bridge Road, York (717) 845-1066.  Please call the site for their drop off times.

Unused prescriptions may be deposited in the drop box provided inside the NT Police station lobby during regular office hours from 8:00am to 4:30pm.  

  Available Fridays from 8am until 4pm at 1915 Old Trail Road for residents of the Township. The fee to use the dumpsters is $20.00 per pickup truck load.  Items not accepted in the dumpsters are tires, propane tanks, liquids/flammables, regular trash (trash bags/boxes), glass, auto parts, wood, tree trimmings or grass clippings, building debris example: shingles/drywall/insulation and Covered devices ex: computers, televisions etc. Newberry Township reserves the right to limit quantity and to reject items and/or persons.  

YARD WASTE COLLECTION GUIDELINES: Yard waste materials are as follows; garden residue, tree trimmings, shrubbery, leaf waste and any other organic landscape vegetation. Materials should be packaged as follows: Place items in either biodegradable kraft bags, tied easily in bundles or open trash cans **NO PLASTIC BAGS**, bundles should be no longer than 4 feet in length, bundles should not weigh more than 30 lbs each, branches should not exceed 5 inches in diameter. The following SHOULD NOT be placed out for yard waste collection; grass clippings, dirt or stones, fruits and/or vegetables. Collection begins promptly at 6:00 am. 

Available Recycling Containers:  There are two sizes of recycle bins. The smaller 24 gallon size is $3.00 and the larger 32 gallon size is $4.00. They may be purchased at the Township office Monday through Friday 8am - 4:30pm.

You may also contact York County Solid Waste Authority at 717-845-1066 or at


Pennsylvania's Act 101 and other state laws, effective September 1990, require that all commercial establishments recycle. Commercial Recycling Report

To learn about PA Cleanways please go to their website at