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News Releases

Recycle Your Electronics at these Collection Sites

The York County Solid Waste Authority conducts a free electronics recycling program from 9AM to 1PM the third Saturday of every month at its Yard Waste Transfer Facility located off of Flour Mill Road in Manchester Township. All York County residents, businesses and non-profit entities are eligible to participate in this program. In addition, residents,(…)

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Don’t Be a Pill! Authority Offers Free Medication Take-back Box Program; Twelve Police Departments Participating

The York County Solid Waste Authority (Authority) has launched a medication take-back box program to help provide a secure disposal option for unwanted medications from residential sources at no cost to the public.  The Authority  invited all York County police departments to participate and is seeking to establish medication take-back boxes in police departments across the(…)

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USEPA Announces Outcome of Five Year Site Review at York County Sanitary Landfill

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) initiated its regular “Five Year Site Review” of the York County Sanitary landfill earlier this year. The Landfill, a former Superfund Site, was removed from the Superfund List (also known as the National Priorities List), in 2005.  In delisting the site, the USEPA stated that cleanup measures instituted by(…)

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Upcoming Events

April 26, 2014 is National Drug Take-back Day

Safely dispose of your unused or expired medications for FREE on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Check back on April 1 for locations. For more information go to: www.dea.gov For information about options for free disposal year ’round through the York County Solid Waste Authority’s free medication disposal program, go to: Disposal of Household(…)

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The Authority’s Free Litter disposal program

To celebrate Earth Day every day and to promote a cleaner environment, the York County Solid Waste Authority offers a FREE litter disposal program. York County organizations, civic groups, schools and neighborhoods that want to clean up litter can dispose of it free of charge at the York County Resource Recovery Center . Groups must(…)

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