Curbside Recycling Instructions

Instructions and haulers are subject to change due to changing rules, regulations, permits, and recycling facilities acceptance of items. The haulers mentioned here have permits to recycle and pick up trash in the Town of Bethlehem.

General Rules

  • All cardboard must be flattened to save space in the hauler's truck
  • Only recycle items that are specifically listed as accepted in the hauler's instructions
  • Do not use plastic bags unless instructed by hauler
  • Paperboard / boxboard is the single layer cardboard of cereal, cracker, tissue, and shoe boxes.

Specific Hauler Instructions

Please contact your hauler for specific curbside recycling instructions.

Bulky Items

Your hauler might pick up bulky items. Bulky items include refrigerators, washers, dryers, furniture, and tires. You must call the hauler to arrange a pickup. Often, there are extra fees for these items. Many bulky items are also accepted at the Rupert Road Transfer Station.

Permitted Hauler Requirements

  • Compliance with all mandatory residential and commercial recycling criteria
  • Submission of mandatory quarterly recycling report forms
  • Hours of Collection
    • Commercial stops           5:00 AM - 6:00 PM      Monday - Saturday
    • Residential stops             6:00 AM - 6:00 PM      Monday - Saturday