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.


Pape Shredding Event from 10:00am-Noon

Paper Shredding sponsored by :

We’re different than a bank. We’re a not-for-profit credit union. We also offer big benefits to members, such as free checking and low loan rates.

Paper Shredding event at:

Buhrig Logo tan

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 TopsPenn-Cumberland Garden Club
  • Toothbrushes, empty toothpaste containers, empty dental flossPenn-Cumberland Club
  • Ink Toner CartridgesSimpson Public Library
  • Eye GlassesMechanicsburg Lion’s Club
  • USA Flags New or Used to be disposed properly– American Legion
  • Crayons Used The Rosemary House
  • Cell Phones – American Legion 
  • PharmaceuticalsOriginal containers but remove labels including names and prescription.   Mech. Police Department
  • 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 BottlesKit Kat Sparkles Face Painter (removing labels is helpful

Businesses around town are accepting:

  • Automotive Fluids (without contaminates) Zimmerman’s Automotive, 2234 S Market