158 Election Road Oxford, PA 19363
610-932-8494
FAX: 610-932-9441

Recycling
Recycling facilities can be found at the township building at 158 Election Road.

In addition, information about the Chester County Solid Waste Authority can be found on their website here.

Click here to view information about cardboard recycling


ALUMINUM
Do's:
Aluminum Beverage Cans

Don'ts:
Foil, pie plates, chair legs, aluminum siding

METAL FOOD CONTAINERS
Do's:
Rinsed metal food cans

Don'ts:
Paint cans, misc. metal, pipe, cylinders, anything which is not a metal food or beverage can

GLASS, CLEAR , GREEN, & BROWN
Do's:
Glass food containers, and glass beverage containers

Don'ts:
plate glass, mirrors, Pyrex, light bulbs, head lamps, ceramics, or anything that is not a glass beverage or food container


PLASTIC BOTTLES
Do's:
PETE #1, soda bottles
HDPE #2, unpigmented jugs
HDPE #2, pigmented bottles and jugs. These numbers are generally located on the bottom of the container

Don'ts:
Butter tubs, plastic pots, plastic sheets, plastic bags, Styrofoam, polypropylene, PVC, buckets, oranything that does not have a #1 or #2
These materials should be rinsed and lids removed. Breakage of glass should be minimized. Cans and plastic containers may be crushed

NEWSPAPERS AND OTHER PAPERS
Do's:
Newspapers (including inserts)
Magazines, Junk mail, Catalogs, Phone Books, Cereal boxes /flat (minus plastic insert), Office paper

Don'ts:
Waxed papers, milk cartons, metal reinforced packaging, metal coated papers, plastic coated coated papers, fiberboard, hardbound books, and other heavy materials
*Recycle corrugated boxes, and high volumes of office paper separately.

Stack and bind with twine or bag in brown paper grocery bags. Please do not use
synthetic cords or metal to bind or plastic bags for packaging.

CARDBOARD
Do's:
Flatten boxes
Only dispose in marked containers

Don'ts:
Leave materials around drop-off centers if dumpsters are full

USED MOTOR OIL
* Used motor oil is only accepted at the SECCRA Landfill drop off center

Do's:
Prevent spills
Collect at home with a drip pan
Bring oil in a sealed container

Don'ts:
Do not mix oil with anything, including gasoline and antifreeze Do not bring commercially generated oil
Do not bring more than 5 gallons at one time

For additional information contact SECCRA Landfill at (610) 869-2452. For alternative recycling information contact Chester County Health Department Recycling at(610) 344-5937.