Recycling and Trash Collection

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Household Trash

Collected by a Private Hauler

Township residents are at liberty to choose a hauler unless otherwise specified through a Homeowners Association. The Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority provides a list of haulers permitted to operate within the Township.


opens in a new windowTownship Ordinance 120 requires residents, businesses, and institutions to separate all noted recyclables from their trash. All haulers are required to collect the materials listed below. Commercial, institutional, or industrial establishments must also separate and recycle high grade office paper.

Additional Recycling

At North Londonderry Township Compost Facility

North Londonderry Township has dumpsters available to all residents for corrugated cardboard, junk mail / mixed paper / paper board (e.g. cereal boxes) and newspaper. Do not bag or bind your items, deposit them freely.

Magazines can be recycled in the Ronald McDonald House Charity collection container at the corner of E. Broad St. and N. Prince St.

North Londonderry Township Collection Containers


Collected by Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority (GLRA)

The GLRA accepts a variety of electronics for FREE at its Electronics Recycling Facility. The facility is open to residents and small businesses within Lebanon County. For a list of acceptable items and hours of operation, visit the opens in a new windowGLRA website.

Battery Recycling

Collected by Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority (GLRA)

Beginning October 1, 2022 the GLRA will accept all rechargeable and single use batteries for FREE at their Electronics Recycling Facility. To prevent fires and explosions, all batteries must be placed in an individual clear plastic storage/ziplock bag.

Household Chemicals & Hazardous Waste

Collected by MXI INC – contracted through GLRA

Dispose of old paint, lawn and garden chemicals, automotive fluids, pesticides, poisons, etc. through this curbside collection. For a $15.00 co-pay, Lebanon County residents may arrange for a home pick-up of hazardous household waste. There is a limit of one pick-up per household per year.


Collected by North Londonderry Township Police Department

North Londonderry Township Police Department has a collection box in the lobby for expired or unused medications. Drop-offs can be made from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. All medications should be brought in their original containers with personal information blacked out or removed. No fee or identification is necessary to make a drop-off.


  • Prescription and over the counter solid medications
  • Tablets & capsules
  • Liquid medications in their original containers (i.e. cough syrups)
  • Prescription Patches
  • Medical creams & Ointments
  • Vitamins
  • Nasal sprays
  • Pet medicines

Not Accepted

  • Intravenous solutions
  • Syringes & needles (i.e. EpiPens)
    • These items should be taken to a health care professional’s office or hospital for proper disposal
  • Hydrogen peroxide
  • Compressed cylinders or aerosols (asthma inhalers)
  • Thermometers
  • Alcohol
  • Iodine-containing medications

Ink Cartridge Recycling

Collected by Planet Green

In just three simple steps, residents and businesses can recycle ink cartridges for FREE.

  1. Gather 4 or more printer cartridges (no toners), place them in any old box, and seal it.
  2. Request a free USPS shipping label here.
  3. Mail it from your home or business.

It’s that simple! For more information, visit DoorStepInk or call 833-438-4657.


Collected by Lebanon County – Penn State Cooperative Extension

The next collection event will be on April 26, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Open to all residents of Lebanon County, tires will be accepted at $4 per auto tire and $40 per large tire (rim diameter is 25 inches or greater). All tires must be off the rim, drained of water, and not excessively dirty or burned. Preregistration is encouraged to avoid long lines. Municipal funds are limited so it’s best to reserve for your tires before they run out. This service is provided on a first come first served basis. Pre-Registration for the 2023 event opens February 25, 2023 and closes April 14, 2023

Shredding Of Sensitive Documents

The shred event will be on Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m, rain or shine.

The annual community wide Shred Event is open to residents and businesses of the Palmyra Area School District, free of charge. This year, the event will be on Saturday, May 13, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m, rain or shine. Only bring documents containing confidential information. Otherwise we have a roll-off container outside the compost site for all other paper products.

Where do I go?
655 East Ridge Road, Palmyra. Upon arrival, follow the posted signs to the shred truck. The drive-thru nature allows us to quickly move residents up to the shred truck as volunteer Township employees assist with unloading and transporting documents to the truck.

Is there an allowable limit?
A maximum of 10 file boxes will be accepted per customer.

What should I shred?
In short, destroy all paperwork or junk mail that includes sensitive information such as account numbers, birth dates, passwords and PINS, signatures, and social security numbers.

Do I have to stay until my documents are shredded?
After your documents are unloaded you are free to leave. If you prefer to watch your documents being shredded, you will be directed to a designated parking location.

Do I need to remove staples?
Only staples and paper clips can go through the shredder. Prior to the event, remove any binder rings, clips, credit cards, and media discs to prevent damage to the equipment.

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