Sunbury Municipal Authority

462 South 4th Street, Sunbury, PA 17801



Recycling / Transfer Station
Curbside recycling is provided, for City residents, for aluminum cans, glass bottles & jars on the 3rd Thursday of every month . Recyclables must be on the curb by 8:00 AM.
The Recycling Drop-off Center, located at the end of South 4th Street on Fawn Lane, accepts newspaper, steel cans, magazines/catalogs/glossy inserts, corrugated cardboard, aluminum cans, glass bottles & jars, and plastics.


"Effective July 1, 2017, we will no longer be accepting any electronics."

Year 2018:  The Recycling Center Arm Fee will increase from $0.50 to $0.75

If it's rechargeable, it's recyclable. Look for used rechargeable batteries and old cell phones in your home that are dead or not being used any longer.  Rechargeable batteries can be found in cordless electronic products that you plug in to get recharged.

Find the                                 nearest you and drop off your used rechargeable batteries and old cell phones.

Recycling Center Hours of Operation:
          Monday, Wednesday & Friday         7:30 am - 3:30 pm
          Saturday                                               7:00 am - 3:00 pm

          Closed on Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday, and all Holidays.
 Transfer Station Hours of Operation:

            Monday through Friday           7:30 am - 3:30 pm
            Saturday                                      7:00 am - 3:00 pm
   Closed on Sundays, and all Holidays.
                You may contact the Transfer Station/Recycling Center at (570) 286-9925.
***For More Information on recycling in the City of Sunbury, please see our dedicated website at:                                             

Sunbury Municipal Authority
462 S. 4th Street, Sunbury, PA 17801
570-286-5858 (v)  570-286-7162 (f)
Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

Recycling in Pennsylvania is the LAW as stated in Act 101, passed in 1988, the PA Code Title 25 Chapter 272 Section 421 and in Article VIII c (3); of the Sunbury Municipal Solid Waste Regulations.


Click on the following links for the Annual Reporting Form and Instructions.


Tel:  570-286-5858,   Fax:  570-286-7162

EPA Needle Disposal Information:

FDA Needle & Other Sharps Disposal Information:

Rechargeable Battery Recycling

The "Director's Room", 1956