Recycling Event

The Mechanicsburg Earth Day Festival will feature a recycling event at several locations throughout the festival. We invite you to celebrate the earth with this opportunity to responsibly dispose of a host of items.


Paper Shredding sponsored by :

Stage is sponsored by PSECU

Paper Shredding event at:

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Myers-Buhrig Funeral Home and Crematorium
37 E Main Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

Additional Items being accepted on South Market Street between Main and Simpson Street:

  • Bicycles for all ages accepted at the SquareOperation Wildcat and Recycle Bicycle
  • Hard Plastic Bottle Lids and Sprayer Bottle Tops – Penn-Cumberland Garden Club
  • Toothbrushes, empty toothpaste containers, empty dental floss – Penn-Cumberland
  • Ink Toner Cartridges – Simpson Public Library
  • Eye Glasses – Mechanicsburg Lion’s Club
  • USA Flags New or Used to be disposed properly– American Legion
  • Crayons Used – Mechanicsburg Women’s Club
  • Cell Phones – American Legion
  • Shoes New / Gently Used (good soles and no holes) – Therapy Dog Team “Four Paws and Two Feet”
  • Women’s Accessories (scarves, purses, shoes, Jewelry) for Dress for Success – MASH “70 Cent Club”  
  • PharmaceuticalsOriginal containers but remove labels including names and prescription.   Mech. Police Department
  • Light Bulbs – Batteries Plus
  • Wands for Wildlife – Mascara wands collected to clean rehabilitated animals
  • Soda/Aluminum Cans – MASD Green Team – supports World Wildlife Foundation
  • Styrofoam – cups, plates, packing materials- MASD Green Team 
  • Markers, Highlighters, Dry Erase Markers – MASD Green Team
  • Empty Pill Bottles – Kit Kat Sparkles Face Painter (removing labels is helpful)

Businesses around town are accepting:

  • Wine Corks –  Generations Studio & Shoppe, 4 W Allen St, Mechanicsburg
  • Petroleum based Automotive Fluids (without contaminates) Zimmerman’s Automotive, 2234 S Market  

Mark Your Calendars!

Cumberland County to Hold Tire and Electronics Collection, Saturday, May 4 in Mechanicsburg, PA *

Saturday, May 4, 2019
9:00 AM 12:00 PM

Soldiers and Sailors Park
2 Memorial Park Dr.
Mechanicsburg, PA, 17055

*please note this is not an Earth Day Festival Event.  This Cumberland County event is being held on May 4, 2019