When shopping, bring your own shopping bag.  Refuse additional plastic bags from stores.

Avoid buying disposables such as flashlights, cameras and pens.

Use gift bags they are always reused!

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Did you recycle your plastic bottles today?
Earth Day Messages

April is Earth Month highlighted by Earth Day April 22nd.

A good time to start a new green habit:

  • Reduce your water consumption bathroom, kitchen, lawn, use a carwash
  • Stop buying bottled water and get a reuseable bottle.  Stainless steel or aluminum.
  • Bring your own bags when shopping.
  • Stop using pesticides and use chemical free cleaners.
  • Turn off lights and electronics when not in use. 

Make Every Day Earth Day Better for you Better for our Planet

County Office Contact
Lackawanna County
Office of Environmental Sustainability
Recycling Dept.
507 Linden Street, 8th Fl.
Scranton, Pa 18503
Phone: 570.963.2017 ext. 1
Fax: 570.963.2005

Barbara Giovagnoli,
Recycling Manager &
Education Specialist
Phone: 570-963-2017
Fax: 570-963-2005
Recycling Center Directions To Center
Lackawanna County Recycling Center
3400 Boulevard Avenue
Scranton, PA 18512
Phone: 570.963.6868
Fax: 570.963.6553

The Lackawanna County Recycling Center  is privately operated.  Please phone 570.963.6868 for hours of operation and questions on compost and mulch.
How to get to the center:

The Lackawanna County Recycling Center is located at 3400 Boulevard Avenue in Scranton. Coming from Exit 190 off Route 81, turn right at light. Go about one mile to Dickson City Corners.Turn right at light onto Boulevard Avenue. Go about one mile. Recycling Center will be on your right.