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The County of Berks through the Solid Waste Authority provides programs throughout the year to aid County residents in disposing of certain items. Some events are household hazardous waste collection, paper shredding, prescription drug collection and electronics drop off. Visit their website at: for more information.

Tire Recycling

We have two metal bins for used light truck and car tires ONLY. Tires should be free of dirt and debris and the rims removed. This is for Township NON-COMMERCIAL residents ONLY. Please call if you have any questions.


Plastic Recycling

The Township does not offer plastic recycling. Please contact your garbage/trash collection company to have it picked up or reach out to Berks County Recycling Center in Leesport PA.


Yard Debris

The Township does not offer collection of any type of yard debris. Contact your trash collection company for disposal information.


Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8am until noon, electronics are accepted at the Berks County Recycling Center 1316 Hilltop Road, Leesport, PA 19533 (Bern Township). Maximum of 10 items per vehicle. Free of charge to residents only.  Click on the link above for more information.

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