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Upper Moreland Township
117 Park Avenue
Willow Grove, PA19090-3215

Phone: (215) 659-3100
Email: Township Receptionist

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Changes to Acceptable Plastic Recycling
Posted in: Township Information, Posted: 4/25/2011 9:39 AM

Upper Moreland Township is now accepting plastics numbered 1 thru 7 for recycling. These include:

# 1 Plastic Containers - PETE

Examples:Soda and water bottles, medicine containers, food trays that

go into the oven and other common product containers.

#2 Plastic Containers - HDPE

Examples:Containers that hold laundry detergents and bleaches as well as milk,

shampoo and motor oil, butter and yogurt tubs, cereal box liners, etc.

#3 Plastics - PVC

Examples: Window cleaner and shampoo and cooking oil bottles, clear food packaging, etc.

#4 Plastics - LDPE

Example:Squeezable bottles.

#5 Plastics - PP

Examples:Tupperware, syrup and ketchup bottles, caps, etc.

#6 Plastics - PS

Examples: Lids or food containers like those covering meat/veggie trays, cinnamon roll

containers, cookie boxes, etc.

#7 Plastics - OTHER

Examples: Three-and five-gallon water bottles


Styrofoam (includes egg cartons, clamshell containers, plates, cups and meat trays)

Packing peanuts

Plastic films or bags

PVC pipes


Paper drink containers with wax (plastic) liners (e.g., milk/orange juice containers)

Coffee cup lids


Plastic cutlery

Plastic 6-pack rings

Waxed paper and waxed cardboard

Coat hangers

Please do not hesitate to contact the Public Works Department with any questions.

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