Recycling Information

Please begin taking items to  Latimore Township Building in York Springs             Open Saturdays 10 a.m. – 12 Noon

(See below for list of items accepted).


Electronics Recycling at YCSWA Resumes January 8, 2021


The YCSWA Authority is happy to announce that we will resume facility tours and environmental education programs. Tour opportunities are: York County Resource Recovery Center and Hopewell Area Recreation Complex. Education Program activities are: Vermicomposting (with worms) and the Magic of Waste-to-Energy. We are currently providing these activities with added Covid-19 safety measures to protect our visitors. Tours and programs are limited to no more than 25 participants to ensure proper social distancing. Those who are interested in scheduling a tour or program should visit our website at or call the Management Office at 717-845-1066.


MedReturn Medication Take Back Box Locations


Fairview Township Residential Electronics Recycling as of May 4, 2020



All items collected directly benefit the Adams County Mission.
The Following Items are Accepted:
  • Aluminum Cans and Steel Cans – only aluminum cans and steel cans (labels can stay on).
  • Bi-Metal Cans – labels may be left on, please rinse.
  • Cardboard – corrugated cardboard and paperboard (such as cereal boxes).
  • Catalogs and Telephone Book – catalogs/telephone books.
  • Newspapers – including inserts (no magazines).
  • Office Type Paper – white notebook paper, copy paper (any color), stationery, church bulletins, office paper, computer paper (remove all staples, paper clips, plastic windows on envelopes, and glossy paper). If shredded, it MUST be in a bag.
  • Clothing and Textiles – please bag or box useable clothing separately. Label unusable items and rags as textiles
  • Plastic – soda bottles, gallon milk or water jugs, detergent bottles and other number one and two plastics (check for a triangle on bottom with a #1 or #2 within the triangle – if it’s not the correct number, we cannot accept it – sorry!)

Please Remember the Following:

  1. Only listed items can be accepted.
  2. Please rinse all cans, containers, etc. for everyone’s health and sanitation!
  3. We need volunteers to help one morning a month – join the team!