How do I dispose of…?

Click on the links below:

Ammunition/Explosives — Call (717) 397-9968 for special disposal instructions


Bricks, Cinder Blocks, Patio Stones/Walkways, etc.

Broken Glass or Mirrors

Christmas Trees (curbside collection for real trees; drop-off of real trees; disposal of artificial trees)

Covered Devices/Electronic Waste (televisions, computers and accessories)

Construction and Demolition Waste

Curbside Yard Waste Collection 

Drugs and Medical Waste

Grass Clippings: The Lancaster Township woody waste facility DOES NOT ACCEPT grass clippings. Read the full notice here. Grass clippings are also not permitted to be included with the curbside yard waste collection. Martin Mulch Products in Ephrata (located at 55 Woodcrest Drive), will accept grass clippings FOR A FEE: $1 per bag; $10 for a small pickup or trailer load 6ft; $15 for a pickup truck or trailer load 8 ft. Call them for more information – (717) 733-1602.

Household Hazardous Waste (chemicals, cleansers, automobile products, mercury-containing devices, etc.)

Large Appliance(s)/White Goods  include – washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, stoves, freezers, hot water heaters, air conditioners, furnaces, dehumidifiers, etc.

Over-sized Items include – bicycles, microwaves, mattress, box spring, couch, chair, small furniture, carpet (cut into 5 ft. pieces/bundled), a house door, toilet, tub, sink, or outdoor grills (gas grills MUST REMOVE PROPANE TANKS) – you will need to find a local facility which permits propane tank disposal. Dehumidifiers are NOT considered an over-sized item. These are collected during the twice yearly large appliance collection, or they can be taken to the Lancaster County Solid Waste Authority.

Old Vehicle(s), RVs, Boats

Paint, Toxic Product Containers

Propane Tanks

Tires – standard vehicle or motorcycle tire ONLY. NO RIMS. NO COMMERCIAL OR OVER-SIZED TIRES.

Woody Waste Drop-off Facility – Information & Days/Hours of Operation