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Voluntary Curbside Program

 

​Local garbage haulers have agreed to pick up the co-mingled recyclables.  The distinctive yellow containers are used in this collective program.  There is no need to separate the items in the recycling container.  See the list of acceptable materials below.
 
Please contact the Huntingdon County Recycling Coordinator at 814-643-3091 to receive a yellow container. 
 
 
Curbside Recycling Collection Days
Collection times will be every other week and containers are to be at the curb no later than 7 a.m.
 
Collection Days started June 2, 2008.
 
  • Monday- Mount Union Borough
  • Tuesday- Mapleton and Mill Creek Boroughs
  • Wednesdays- Alexandria and Petersburg Boroughs and Walker Township
  • Friday- Orbisonia, Saltillo, Rockhill and Three Springs

Contact Information

For more information on Querry’s Sanitation Service
16921 Hill Valley RD
P.O. Box 104
Mount Union, PA 17066
(814) 542-2570

Lou Ann Shontz, Recycling Coordinator
233 Penn Street
Huntingdon, PA  16652
(814) 643-3091 ext. 206

Garbage haulers serving the participating municipalities sponsor this Curbside Recycling Program.
 
The Particpating Municipalities in the voluntary curbside recycling program are: 
  • Alexandria
  • Mapleton
  • Mill Creek
  • Mt. Union
  • Orbisonia
  • Petersburg
  • Rockhill
  • Saltillo

 

  • Three Springs Boroughs
  • Shirley Township
  • Walker Township​

Recyclable

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Pizza boxes
  • Food boxes (cereal and jello boxes)
  • Paper towel and toilet paper rolls
  • Paperboard packages (tissue and shoe boxes)

Prepare

  • Remove all packaging (Styrofoam, peanuts, bubble wrap, etc).
  • Flatten all boxes.

Will NOT Accept

  • Plastic bags
  • Food soiled cardboard
  • Wax-coated cardboard  (milk cartons)
Recyclable
  • Office paper of any color
  • Single cut shredded paper
  • Newspaper and inserts
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Junk mail and envelopes
  • Paper bags
  • Phone books
Prepare
  • Remove non-paper objects from paper items.
  • Cover paper with heavier objects to prevent it from blowing away.
Will NOT Accept
  • Plastic bags

Recyclable

  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Steel food and beverage cans
  • Aerosol cans
  • Plastic bottles with necks smaller than their base
  • Clear, green, and brown glass food and beverage containers


Prepare

  • Remove caps/lids.
  • Rinse thoroughly.
  • It is okay to leave on labels and neck rings.

Will NOT Accept

  • Aluminum foil
  • Scrap metal
  • Plastic tubs, cups, trays, and bags, deli/take-out containers, broken glass, windows, mirror, ceramics, light bulbs, and drinking glasses
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