2024 RECYCLING NOTIFICATION FOR RICHLAND TOWNSHIP (CAMBRIA COUNTY) RESIDENTS
Effective January 1, 2024, recycling pickup days will be changed for all residents as indicated in the corresponding links on the right of this page.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act (Act 101), Richland Township is required to collect recycling from all Richland Township households. The residents are not billed for this service. Richland Township reminds all residents to remain proactive and diligent in their recycling efforts.
You will be receiving brand-new curbside toters. With the new contract with Pro Disposal, Inc., recycling will be automated and Pro Disposal, Inc. will be delivering 95-gallon toters to all Richland Township households. If you have a lower volume for recycling, Pro Disposal, Inc. can replace the toter with a smaller, 35-gallon toter. The recycling toters will be blue. These toters will be used for the purpose of recycling material ONLY. You have the choice to keep the current recycling bin or place it in the new blue toter to be recycled.
The toters are the property of Pro Disposal, Inc. For any lost or stolen toter, the resident will be responsible for the $150.00 replacement cost of a new toter.
Please be advised that this notification only addresses the changes in recycling. This does not affect household garbage pickup. Toter delivery will begin the week of December 11th, 2023.
If you do not get a blue toter or if you have any other questions regarding recycling, please call the Pro Disposal, Inc. office at 888-258-1757.
Collection of Recyclables
Richland Township requires all residents occupying single-family and multi-family dwellings of two and three units to recycle specific materials from their solid waste. The following materials are recyclable:
Rinse glass containers and remove lids. Paper labels need to be removed. NOTE: window glass, mirrors, ceramics, drinking glasses, dishes or light bulbs are not recyclable.
Rinse cans and flatten to save space. Labels need to be removed.
Five types of plastic containers are collected. They are identified with numbers 1 through 5 in the recycling symbol. Rinse plastic containers, remove caps. NOTE: Plastic grocery or dry cleaner bags are not recyclable at the curb; check with the store for recycling locations.
Cardboard boxes, such as cereal boxes or shoe boxes, must be flattened and placed beside your recycling container. Cardboard boxes with a wax finish cannot be recycled.TIP: If an ink pen writes on the box, it is recyclable.
Corrugated boxes must be bundled together with string. Place bundles beside the recyclables container.
Newspapers must be bound and placed adjacent to recycling container.
The Solid Waste Authority located in Ebensburg, PA) accepts electronics for recycling during business hours – Monday through Friday, 9am-4pm. Please contact the Solid Waste Authority Office for questions concerning electronics recycling at 814-472-2109.
- Recyclable materials may be commingled, with the exception of cardboard and corrugated boxes. Place bottles, cans, jars, etc. in the recycling container. Cardboard and corrugated boxes must be flattened, cut into no larger than 3’x3′ pieces, tied into bundles and placed beside the recycling container.
- Rinse recyclable beverage and food containers to keep insects away and to aid in the recycling process.
- Do NOT put any recyclables in plastic bags.