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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

EXCLUDED:

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

Packing peanuts

Plastic films or bags

PVC pipes

Cds/DVDs

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

Coffee cup lids

Straws

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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