Recycling Update

The recycling bin is available at the Raccoon Twp Municipal Building the second weekend

 of every month as per the original schedule.

 

  • Cardboard will no longer be accepted.

  • Please do not leave any items

       on the ground-violators will be fined.

  • You must empty your recyclables out of the bags, DO NOT LEAVE ANY BAGS in with the recyclables, we will be charged fees. 

  • #1 & #2 Plastic are the only plastics accepted at this time. 

 

2019 Collection Dates are as follow:

Jan 11-12      Feb 8-9         Mar 8-9       Apr 12-13

May 10-11    June 14-15   July 12-13   Aug 9-10

Sept 13-14   Oct 11-12     Nov 8-9       Dec 13-14

If the recycling truck is full when you arrive please deposit your recycling in the recycling trailer parked outside the fence.

 

If you require assistance, an attendant will be available Saturday 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

 

You may drop your recycling off at any of these locations:

 

First full weekend - Independence
Second full weekend - Raccoon
Third full weekend - Hanover
Fourth full weekend - Greene

Paper Bin

We also have a paper bin available at the Township Office to recycle your paper waste.

 

You can deposit most paper products: newspapers, magazines, office and school papers, shopping catalogs, mail. 

You are also permitted to deposit hard or soft back books along with thin cardboard, for example cereal boxes or Kleenex boxes.

Dumpster Rules

The Dumpster is closed for the season.

Ordinance No 2016-5 Dumpster 

 

Per Ordinance # 2016-5 dated December 13, 2016 there is a disposal fee that must be paid prior to the disposal of any waste into the Township Dumpster as follows:

 

$10.00 – SUV/Car Load

$15.00 – Pickup Truck

$25.00 – Excessive Load

 

 The dumpster has opened for the season

and the hours are:

Monday –Friday

8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

 

The dumpster is for Raccoon Township residents only. You must bring proof of residency and payment to the Township Office to obtain the key to the dumpster.

The dumpster will no longer be

open on the weekends at all. 

Dumpster hours are subject to change

due to vacations, illness, or meetings. 

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emails on closures.

 

Any person found to be in violation of this ordinance may be fined up to $300.00, this includes leaving any items outside the fence. Please review the full ordinance if you have any questions on this matter.

 

Reminder: Absolutely no tires, batteries, appliances with Freon, electronics, computers, TVs or monitors, paints, biomedical, liquids or hazardous waste.

Veterans Clothing Donation Bin

There is now a clothing donation bin located at the Township Building. The bin benefits the Paralyzed Veterans of America. 

Please consider donating clothes, shoes, linens, toys and miscellaneous items for local Veterans and their families.