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Theis/Cornfeld Recycling Center

635 Illick's Mill Rd.
Bethlehem, PA 18017
(610)-865-7082

HOURS OF OPERATION:
Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am to 4 pm
Sunday & Monday: CLOSED

These items are accepted at The Theis/Cornfeld Recycling Center on Illick's Mill Road:
  • Clear, green and brown glass (with labels and caps)
  • Food-grade cans of steel, tin, bimetallic and aluminum; empty aerosol cans; no formed aluminum containers
  • # 1 through #7 plastics (remove caps and crush) (NO plastic bags, film, plastic toys) All items must be SMALLER THAN a 5 gallon bucket
  • Newspapers (including inserts) tied in manageable bundles or in brown paper bags
  • All books (hard & soft cover), magazines, catalogs, gift wrap, cards and shiny paper
  • Corrugated cardboard and flatboard (tears brown or gray) PLEASE SEPARATE CORRUGATED CARDBOARD FROM FLATBOARD.  All materials must be DRY and not soiled (ie: paint, oil, food moisture, chemicals, etc).  Wet cardboard and flatboard will not be accepted.
  • Mixed office paper, envelopes (with or without windows), index cards, manila folders, carbonless forms, shredded papers, calculator tape, copier and computer paper, etc.
  • Telephone directories
  • Scrap metals (includes anything that's at least half metal) (NO propane tanks; NO sealed vessels) NO PAINT CANS Motorized equipment such as lawn mowers must have gas and oil drained completely.
  • No electronics (televisions, computer equipment, cellphones, etc.)
  • Textiles (old clothes, paired shoes, belts, handbags/purses, drapes/curtains, towels, sheets & pillow cases, blankets, table cloths, fabric remnants no larger than 5’X7’.  Not accepted:  Pillows, carpet or carpet remnants, canvas.  Materials should be not be soiled or shredded and must be in clear plastic bags.)
  • White Goods, IE: Large appliances such as washers, dryers, ovens, stoves.  We DO NOT ACCEPT dishwashers, air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers or any type of appliance that uses freon.
  • Styrofoam - Must snap when you bend it - no foam (which bends)
NO PEANUTS. NO STYROFOAM MEAT TRAYS, NO STYROFOAM EGG CARTONS, NO STYROFOAM TAKE OUT CONTAINERS OR STYROFOAM CUPS.  WE DO NOT ACCEPT ANY SIZE STYROFOAM COOLER OR COOLER LIDS.

We provide FREE shredding services for businesses and private individuals. Call 610-865-7082 for information or to schedule an appointment.

For the safety of all our residents, employees and your beloved animals, pets are not permitted in the Theis/Cornfeld Recycling Center.