Lower Alsace offers a drop off recycling program located at the Township office at 1200 Carsonia Avenue.

>> Click here for a printable copy of the recycling rules.

Please help us keep this community service safe and sanitary by adhering to the following:

  • Material may not be contaminated with food.
  • Be sure to fill the recycling bins from the back to the front.
  • Please flatten large plastic jugs and cardboard boxes.
  • DO NOT throw bagged items into the bins, open bags first and pour your items into the recycling bins.


The following paper may be mixed together:

cardboard | newspapers | magazines | envelopes / junk mail | office paper

The following co-mingled material may be mixed together:

Clear Glass | Amber Glass | Brown Glass | Green Glass | Aluminum Cans | Tin Cans | Steel
Plastics PET and HDPE # 1 through #7 provided it is no bigger than a laundry bottle

The following items are NOT allowed in recycling containers:

appliances | lawn chairs | yard waste | flammables | fluorescent tubes | styrofoam
any type of container containing hazardous materials | pots and pans
plate glass, window glass, mirrors | any type of oil including oid rags | miscellaneous plastic
light bulbs | anything containing food or restroom waste | oil cans

For additional information on special waste collection facilities and events, please contact the Berks County Solid Waste Authority Office at (610) 478-6362, or visit their web site for more details: