Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority
The Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority Transfer Station and Recycling Center is located approximately three miles north of State College on State Route 26. The Transfer Station and Recycling Materials Recovery Facility are open for public use. All persons using the facility must follow traffic signs and basic safety rules. Rates may vary depending on the type of material.
Hours of Operation
The Transfer Station is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Recycling Center is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. through 3:30 p.m. The Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority observes seven holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, First Day of Deer Season, and Christmas Day. If the holiday falls on Sunday, the Authority is closed the following Monday. Also, if the holiday falls on Saturday, the Authority is closed the Friday before the holiday.
Tip fees vary for waste and recyclables brought to the Centre County Recycling & Refuse Authority facilities. The Authority will accept personal checks, cash or credit cards. For those haulers licensed by the Authority, a revolving charge account is established.
Minimum tip fee for waste (as of January 2, 2016) - $15.00 for up to 440 pounds waste tip fee.
More than 440 pounds - $67.00 per ton
Residentially generated automotive and small truck tires will be accepted at the following rates:
Minimum fee for tires weighing up to 440 pounds - $15.00.
Tires weighing more than 440 pounds are pro-rated at $67.00 per ton.
Please call the Transfer Station for information about commercial quantities of tires.
Minimum fee of $10.00 for up to 100 pounds of recyclable material.
Pro-rated for quantities over 100 pounds.
Clear, green and brown glass, newspapers, magazines, mixed paper, OCC, steel and aluminum cans, all plastic bottles are all accepted.
For residential recyclables, a drop off site is provided at no charge outside of the gate.