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 Environmental Services

​Environmental Services, a Division of the Department of Public Works, is a County office that deals with recycling, special collections and recycling education. 
We offer assistance to municipal offices located within Northampton County and coordinate recycling and solid waste efforts within the County in the following ways:

  • Assist municipalities and recycling agencies with the implementation of recycling programs, education, obtaining grant funding, and environmental data management.
  • Prepare the Northampton County Municipal Solid Waste Management Plan.
  • Organize various waste collection events for the County residents that improve and increase recycling and waste diversion. 

Northampton County offers, sponsors, and/or supports the programs and services listed to the left that help address various solid waste management and recycling needs within the County. Click on each tab to find out information about that program and/or service.

 

 Collection Events

Drug Take Back Boxes                                     Electronics Collection Events                     HHW Collection Event 2019Overall.png

Mobile Paper Shredding Events

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Northampton County does not use general fund tax dollars for its Recycling & Waste program expenses.  Those using the programs are required to pay fees where they apply.

 Guides

                                              Backyard Composting                                                    Bulb/Lamp Recycling

Commercial Waste Reduction Guide                Electronics Recycling                                                     Fall Leaves: What To Do With Them                  

Guide to Clean Recycling                                  Halloween Recycling Tips                                             Holiday Recycling Guide                              

Resident's Guide To Recycling & Waste Disposal        Scrap Tire Management    

SHARPS Disposal                                             Special Waste Disposal                                                  Workplace Composting Guide


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