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Appliances and metal items are an important part of Allentown’s recycling program!

Residents have the option to either bring their appliances & metal items to our Recycling Drop Off Center, located at 1400 Martin Luther King Jr Dr in Allentown (open 24/7), or call the Recycling Office to schedule a pick up: 610-437-8729.

Appliances & metal items are NOT collected at the curb with your recycling collection.

The following items can be dropped off or picked up AT NO CHARGE:

Washing machines, clothes dryers, stoves/ovens, dishwashers, microwaves,
aluminum siding, spouting, screen doors (glass removed), window screens, metal swing sets & sheds, metal piping & fencing, filing cabinets, bicycles, grills, lawn mowers, and more!

*Propane tanks must be removed from grills, and all fuel and oil must be removed from lawn mowers.



The following items can be dropped off or picked up FOR A FEE:

Refrigerators, freezers, water coolers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers

There is a $20 fee for the proper disposal of all appliances containing a refrigerant chemical or FREON.
This fee must be paid prior to dropping off or scheduling a pick up. The fee can be paid in person or mailed to:
The Bureau of Recycling & Solid Waste
641 S. 10th St.
Allentown PA 18103

*If mailing in payment, please include your name, address, and phone number so we may contact you with your appointment information.