As of January 1, 2013 a new law went into effect concerning the disposal of electronic waste. You are no longer permitted to dispose of electronic devices in landfills. Environmental Coordination Services and Recycling (ECS&R) is a local recycling company that is accepting electronic waste from Butler Township residents. They have offices at 3237 US Highway 19, Cochranton, PA 16314 and a local office at 129 Ash Stop Road, Evans City, PA 16033. For information on their services call toll free at 1-866-815-0016.
Butler County holds electronic and household hazardous waste recycling events at ECS&R on various Saturdays throughout the year at the Evans City Location. Click on the following link for dates and additional information. Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events – 2018
Goodwill Industries and Staples in Butler Township will take old computer equipment for recycling for free. Items that will be accepted include: Desktop computers, laptops, monitors, keyboards, mice, speakers, printers and printer supplies. Televisions will not be accepted.
The following links contain information on how you can dispose of your electronic waste, as well as, other recyclable materials and hazardous waste:
Free Community Document Shredding Events
The County of Butler, in cooperation with Out of Sight Shredding, will hold free community document shred days for Butler County residents. Shred your old documents and confidential files SAFELY! Shredded paper will be recycled!
Dates: July 10th, July 18th, July 26th and July 31st (Limit 5 boxes per household)
Time: 9:00am until 12:00pm
Location: Out of Sight Shredding, 107 Bonnie Dr., Butler 16002
Out of Sight Shredding is a social enterprise of the Blind Association of Butler and Armstrong Counties and provides unique employment and job training opportunities to blind and visually impaired individuals. Out of Sight Shredding is certified and insured (NAID AAA Certified) and provides document destruction services throughout western Pennsylvania. For more information on their programs, please visit www.destroy4good.com.
Prescription Drug Recycling Program
Leftover and expired prescription drugs can be dropped of for FREE at the Butler Township Police Department Lobby between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM. All liquid medication must be in their original containers. For more information on the disposal of unused medication, please click on the following flyer. Getting Rid of Unused Medications
No Phone Books, Please
Any Resident interested in not having Phone Books delivered to their address can go to www.yellowpagesoptout.com and follow the prompts. At this site you will be able to “Opt-Out” of receiving any or all of the directories delivered to Butler County Residents. If you have any questions, please contact Marcie at 724-283-3430, ext. 212.