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:

PLEASE NOTE: There will be NO STAFF AVAILABLE to help you unload your televisions.

There is a limit of 1 television per household. No Projection TVs

  • Televisions -1 TV per household
    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, 2, 5 containers (no Styrofoam)
  • Plastic bags (Agricultural #4 film and supersacks)
  • Styrofoam (clean block, no packing peanuts)  1 Bag and broken up in 6 inch pieces.
  • Used clothing
  • Used oil / filters - 5 gallon limit and 5 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

We do not recycle irons, toasters, crockpots, vacuum cleaners, etc.

The following items have a disposal fee:

Appliances containing Freon®$20

Mattresses and Box Springs$25 each