items such as microwaves, televisions, air conditioners, etc. will not
be collected by the trash nor recycle haulers. These items must be recycled due to
hazardous materials. Please contact Berks County Solid Waste Authority
at 610-478-6362 or visit their website at www.co.berks.pa.us/swa for more information.
Laurel Street Recycling located at Neversink and Laurel Streets in Reading accepts all appliances. A fee is required for any appliance containing Freon. For more information or for a fee schedule, please call Laurel Recycling at 610-376-2997.
You may also check the Berks County Recycling website at www.berksweb.com/recycle or call 610-378-5117 for a list of other locations to dispose of hazardous items (ie: tires, batteries, motor oil, etc).