Township Businesses Required to Recycle

This is a friendly reminder that all businesses in the Township are required to recycle according to Ordinance 09-10 (PDF). While businesses are not included in the residential waste hauler / recycling contract, the ordinance still requires all commercial businesses to recycle. Please refer to Article II, Section 1-B, or continue reading.

Excerpt From Ordinance 09-10

B. Commercial, Municipal, or Institutional Establishments and Community Activities

On or after March 1, 2010, it shall be mandatory for all persons who are owners,
lessees and occupants of commercial, municipal or institutional establishments, and for
community activities within the Township of South Middleton, to separate and store
recyclable materials and solid waste and provide for the proper disposal and/or
recycling of said materials in accordance with the methods provided by this Ordinance
as follows:

1. To be recycled:
(1) High-grade office paper;
(2) Aluminum cans;
(3) Corrugated cardboard;
(4) Newspaper
(5) Glossy Paper, and

2. To be disposed of by licensed collector or contractors;
(1) All solid waste, as defined by this Ordinance.

3. To be disposed of by Township or designated Township Collector(s):
(1) Leaf Waste.