Metals Accepted at Duncansville Facility

Written by Katrina Pope. Posted in Facility Information

The IRC Recycling and Composting facility accepts a variety of items for recycling at the Buckhorn Facility.  The following are the different metals and the related fee schedule that are accepted for recycling drop-off at the compost facility.  You can find a complete list of materials accepted and a description of our composting operations here.

  aluminum cans 4

The materials will need to be separated into the categories listed in the table below.  It is important for residents to keep the different materials separate to ensure recyclability.  Our facility is a source separated facility.  This means that the recycling collected at our facilityy needs to be separated into the individual commodity streams.  The recycling at our facility gets directly bailed and sold on the recycling markets.  There is no one to sort recyclilng that has been mixed together at our facility.  When recycling is mixed with trash it is trash.  Please pay attention to the different separations when using our facility.  

Material Accepted   Fee
 Aluminum Cans   Free
 Steel and Tin Cans   Free

Scrap metal and electronics will need to be taken to our Buckhorn Compost Facility.  We don't usually accept appliances at our facility.  If they are freon containing appliances, you will need to dispose of them at Appliance Outlet (814) 949-4060 or Burgmeiers (814) 943-8975.  Scrap or metal yards can accept all other appliances. If you are unsure as to how to recycle at our facility or need other recycling assistance please see an IRC employee.  We frequently have special recycling events to accept different materials.  

To learn more about our special recycling events or for other questions.  Please call our office at 814-942-7472 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   You can also reach our Compost Staff at 814-941-6675.

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