Borough wide recycling change…..
Beginning on Tuesday, October 5, 2020 Throop Borough will implement the following change to it’s recycling program: Recycling will now be collected each Tuesday in all wards and will only include cardboard and paper products such as corrugated cardboard, flat unwaxed cardboard, newspaper, office paper and shredded paper. Cardboard and paper must be separated at the curb. Cardboard boxes must be broken down and flattened and have all foam and or plastic packing material removed.
Grass / Leaves – Seasonal – Must be in open receptacles or in leaf bags with the property
1st & 3rd Wards – 1st & 3rd Mondays
Recycling Collection = Commingled (Aluminum, plastic) Bottles & Cans
1st & 3rd Wards – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
Wednesday: Portions of 1st & 2nd Wards
Brush (excluding grass or leaves) will be collected with trash. All items must be bundled and may not exceed 2 feet in length
Due to the Recycling Center no longer accepting televisions with tubes the Borough will no longer be able to collect television’s with tubes.
For important information on recycling in Lackawanna County :
Please keep paper products separate from cans and bottles.