Recycling at the Lanchester Landfill

No-Charge Recyclables

At the Lanchester Landfill, we accept the following drop-off items in small quantities from residents at no charge:

  • Aluminum beverage cans, pie plates, and clean aluminum foil
  • Antifreeze
  • Rechargeable Batteries Only
  • Cell phones
  • Clean towels and blankets
  • Computer towers, laptops
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Fluorescent tubes
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Liquid cooking oil
  • Electronics and Televisions
    Chester County
    Residents ONLY
    (Proof of residency required)
  • Metal caps and lids
  • Metal food, beverage cans, and empty aerosol cans
  • Mixed paper (PDF)
  • Mixed scrap metal
  • Newspapers
  • Non-Freon® containing appliances
  • Plastic #1-5 and #7 containers (no Styrofoam)
  • Plastic bags (Agricultural #4 film and supersacks)
  • Styrofoam (clean block, no packing peanuts)
  • Used clothing
  • Used oil / filters

Note: Please make sure that all cans, plastic, and glass recyclables are free of food residue.

Items Requiring a Disposal Fee See the Video on Recycling at Lanchester

The following items have a disposal fee:

Item
Fee
Appliances containing Freon®$20
Clean dry wall$42 per ton
Mattresses and Box Springs
Vinyl Siding-clean, no nails$2.50 per hundred pounds