Recyclable Materials

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Recycled Materials

What materials are required to be recycled?

Curbside Recycling

Visit the web page for each of the recyclable materials included in our curbside program.

  • Newspaper
  • Other Mixed Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Glass
  • Plastic Bottles
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Steel Cans

Special Drop-Off Recycling

Beyond traditional curbside recycling opportunities, many special materials can also be dropped off at recycling facilities.  Here are some of the most commonly generated materials.

  • Other rigid plastics - The Blair County Department of Solid Waste and Recycling accepts several other plastic beyond the bottles collected at the curbside.
  • Plastic bags and film - Most supermarkets and several other retailers provide plastic bag recycling.
  • Scrap metal - Three scrap yards provide metal recycling in Blair County
    • Danny's Metals - 1917-9th Avenue, Altoona - 943-4773
    • Caracciolo Steel and Metal Yard - East Sixth Avenue Road, Altoona - 944-4051
    • Joe Krentzman & Sons - 311 Wall Street, Hollidaysburg - 696-0234

Visit the county's list of special recyclable materials for more.

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