Recycling in Montgomery Township

Recycling @ Montgomery Township! 

  • Cardboard Recycling- Montgomery Township has cardboard recycling for residents available at the Township Building located at 1001 Stump Road Montgomeryville, PA 18936.  It is open to residents - please no businesses. 
  • Leaf & Yard Waste Collection- Montgomery Township has both a monthly leaf & yard waste drop-off collection and two curbside pick-up collections annually for Township Residents. SORRY- No Grass Clippings!
  • Electronics and Clothes Recycling: Through Montgomery County, we have partnered with Retrievr, a convenient service that comes to your doorstep to pick up your unwanted televisions, computers, cell phones, miscellaneous electronics, and unwanted clothing.  Please visit for information on pricing and scheduling a pickup. Montgomery Township also holds an annual Electronic Recycling Event around Earth Day.
  • Christmas Tree Recycling: Christmas Trees can be recycled annually from December 26th through the end of January by dropping them off  at William F. Maule Park at Windlestrae (1147 Kenas Road, North Wales, PA 19454)
  • Household Hazardous Waste: Montgomery County and its surrounding counties host Household Hazardous Waste events from spring until fall each year.
  • Tires: While neither Montgomery Township nor Montgomery County host tire collection events, there are plenty of outlets for tire disposal as tire retailers usually accept used tires for a fee, see list at  
  • Curbside Recycling: 
    • Residents are responsible for contracting with their own private hauler. If you live in a Homeowners Association, they most likely have a contract for your whole development.
    • We have SINGLE STREAM recycling – everything mixed together in the bin as it is sorted at the recycling plant.
    • Recycle plastics # 1-7 (3-7 rigid plastics are now recyclable curbside!)
    • Plastic Bottles – rinse & leave caps ON
    • Plastic or Glass Bottles or Jars – scrape & rinse most of the food residue off – it does not have to be perfectly clean.
    • Plastic lids – ok to recycle!
    • Metal lids – ok to recycle!
    • Newspapers – DO NOT TIE them. Okay in paper (not plastic) bag.
    • Cartons- food and beverage cartons such as milk, juice, soup, broth, etc.
  • Do Not Recycle In Curbside Bins:
    • Single-use Bags (recycle at local grocery stores)
    • TIRES


Local Resources for Recycling Other Materials

Northern Montgomery County Recycling Commission   

Montgomery Township is a charter member of the Northern Montgomery County Recycling Commission (NMCRC), a group of 11 municipalities in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania that work together to increase recycling and to promote recycling awareness and education. 

Montgomery County Recycles! 

Montgomery County offers information for residents, businesses, institution and municipalities on how, what and where to reuse and recycle.  Find out more about the following: