Commercial Recycling

Leonora Hannagan, Recycling Coordinator:  (570) 893-5903

Commercial, Institutional and Governmental Recycling Program

Printable Commercial Recycling Registration Form

index_14_1Under the Recycling Ordinance adopted by the City of Lock Haven, and in accordance with Pennsylvania Law – Act 101, all businesses, schools, universities, commercial establishments, institutional establishments, and multi-family dwellings (apartments with four or more units) that operate within the City of Lock Haven.  The City does its part and has required active recycling at all its facilities.  Commercial, institutional and governmental entities are REQUIRED to recycle the following items:

MULTI_FAMILY RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES (four or more units)

  • Aluminum, Steel & Bi-metal Cans

COMMERCIAL ESTABLISHMENTS, SCHOOLS, UNIVERSITIES, INSTITUTIONS

  •  Aluminum Steel & Bi-metal Cans, Office Paper, Corrugated Cardboard

Written documentation of materials recycled must be reported to the City by February 15th of each calendar year. Reporting forms will be mailed or may be obtained by contacting the City Recycling Coordinator by phone at (570) 893-5903. They can also be downloaded here and faxed to (570) 893-5905 or sent by mail to: Recycling Coordinator 20 E. Church Street , Lock Haven, PA, 17745. The establishments listed above have several options to meet their recycling requirements: 1) Self-transport of at least three materials to the Clinton County Solid Waste Authority Recycling Center. There is no charge for this option which involves drop off of recyclables at the Clinton County Solid Waste Authority Recycling Center, requesting a weight-slip receipt for each drop-offs in order to provide documentation of recycling and volume. The weight slips must be turned in at the end of the year along with your recycling report to the city’s recycling coordinator.  2) Contracting with a private hauler who will provide separate pickup of recyclables and transport to the Wayne Township Landfill. Haulers may establish their own rates for pickup of recyclables from commercial entities, but may not include the recyclables in regular business waste hauling. The haulers must transport recyclables separately to the Clinton County Solid Waste Authority Recycling Center. 3) Contracting with the Clinton County Solid Waste Authority Recycling Center for recyclable pickup. The Authority has established rates for commercial recyclers based upon volume and type of business. Please contact them directly at 570-769-6977 for collection and rate information. Green box bi-weekly curbside pickup is available for commercial entities and multi-unit housing facilities, who must register in advance for this option with the Landfill. 4) For establishments that manage multiple rental properties, one report of total tonnage may be submitted at the end of each calendar year but must include a listing of all properties on a separate sheet, indicating name, address, number of apartments and/or businesses.

For information about Recycling outside of the city, please contact the Clinton County Recycling Coordinator at (570) 769-6977.