Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority

253 Transfer Road | Bellefonte, PA 16823
Phone (814) 238-7005 | Fax (814) 238-3195 | Recycling (814) 238-6649

Recycling Newsflash

Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority

Centre County Recycles!

It is the mission of the Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority to provide environmentally sound and economically efficient integrated waste management, reduction and recycling services; to work cooperatively with the private sector and to provide educational services with the intent of enhancing the quality of life in Centre County. 

And the Winners 5th Grade Poster Contest Are....

Click here for a list of our 2017 Poster Contest winners!  All 15 posters will be featured on our Facebook page leading up to the November 15 Awards Ceremony.


Centre County Green Business Partner Application Now Available

Are you a Centre County business, institution, organization or school that has an outstanding recycling program?  If so, you deserve to be recognized!  Let us know what you are doing by completing our Green Business Partnership application


Electronics Recycling Program Updates

We have recently made some changes to our Electronics Recycling Program.  Click here for details.

Single Stream Study Complete

MSW Consultants have completed a Single Stream and Rate Study for CCRRA.  Click here to read the final report.


Guide to Curbside & Blue Cart Recycling

If you have curbside recycling service, this guide was made especially for you.  If you use the blue carts for recycling, check out this guide.


Drop Off Recycling

We have an extensive drop off recycling program at our facility.  Click the list below for information regarding each item.  We will accept these items during regular operating hours: Monday - Saturday from 8 am - 4 pm.

Electronics (UPDATED 5/2017)

Wood & Vinyl Siding


Scrap Metal & Appliances


We also have many drop off recycling containers throughout the county for plastic bottles, jugs and jars, steel and aluminum cans, glass bottles and jars, mixed paper and corrugated cardboard.  Visit our drop off recycling page for details.


Miscellaneous Plastics Recycling

There are currently six locations to recycle items such as yogurt containers, sour cream containers, clam shell containers, butter and margarine containers, etc.  This is not a curbside program.  All of the program details can be viewed in our pdficon large Plastics Flyer.


Special Materials Recycling

The Centre Region COG has put together a great list of locations to recycle special materials.  Click here to view it.


Holiday Collection Schedules/Changes

Curbside refuse and recycling collection may be affected by the holidays.  If you are uncertain when to put out your refuse or recycling during the holidays, please see the calendar on our current newsletter or contact your local municipality.


Recycling News Alerts

Want to stay abreast of the latest in recycling?  Join the Authority’s monthly e-mail update list.  Just send an e-mail us to join the hundreds of Centre County residents already getting the news. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We also write a monthly Recycling Column for the Centre Daily Times.  Click here to read the latest.


Hours of Operation

Transfer Station
Monday - Saturday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm