Cambria County Solid Waste Management Authority

Cambria County Solid Waste Management Authority
Solid waste management authority overview
Formed 1979[1]
Type Solid Waste Management Authority
Jurisdiction Cambria County, Pennsylvania
Headquarters 507 Manor Drive
Ebensburg, Pennsylvania 15931
Employees 7[1]
Solid waste management authority executive Kristofer Howdyshell, Executive Director
Parent solid waste management authority Cambria County Government
Website http://www.cambriarecycles.org/
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Location of Cambria County in Pennsylvania

Cambria County Solid Waste Management Authority is a department of the Cambria County government and is responsible for planning and regulating the storage, collection, transportation, processing and disposal of solid waste in Cambria County.

Recycling

CCSWMA is responsible for the collection of recyclable material[2] at their twenty drop-off sites across Cambria County. Each site has "Big Blue Bins", capable of accepting:

  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Corrugated Cardboard
  • Aluminum and Bi-metal Cans
  • #1 and #2 Plastic bottles and Jars

Drop-Off Sites

There are over 20 drop off sites open 24 hours a day to those without curbside service

Curbside Collection

The following municipalities have curbside recycling available,[3] due to the passage of Pennsylvania Act 101 (Recycling Act), Requiring this service.

Carrolltown Borough participates in a voluntary curbside pickup program.

Special Recycling Programs

The authority has several events during the year accepting items[4] not accepted in the blue bins, including:

  • Electronics
  • Hazardous Household Waste
  • Mercury and Mercury Containing Devices
  • CFL Lightbulbs
  • Fishing Lines
  • Junk Mail
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Books

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Information". The Cambria County Solid Waste Authority. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Recycling in Cambria County". Cambria County Solid Waste Management Authority. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Municipal Recycling". Cambria County Solid Waste Authority. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Special Collections". Cambria County Solid Waste Authority. Retrieved 12 May 2012. 
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