Recycling Drop-Off and
Trash Drop-Off in Erie, PA

For Your Safety While on Pro Waste’s Property

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Rules and Procedures

  • All personnel must wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to include: hardhat, safety glasses, high visibility clothing, gloves, and work boots when unloading at the tipping floor.
  • All vehicles entering the property must be covered and secured.
  • High visibility clothing must be worn at all times throughout the facility.
  • Equipment operators will designate what area to dump the load on tipping floor.
  • Driver will only be permitted to leave the tractor cab to open/close the tailgate and sweep out the trailer (stay within 6 feet of the vehicle).
  • All personnel must maintain a distance of 15 feet from vehicle or mobile traffic.
  • Transfer station equipment will not assist a vehicle unless they can see driver in the cab.
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Rules and Procedures

  • All personnel must wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to include: hardhat, safety glasses, high visibility clothing, gloves, and work boots when unloading at the tipping floor.
  • All vehicles entering the property must be covered and secured.
  • High visibility clothing must be worn at all times throughout the facility.
  • Equipment operators will designate what area to dump the load on tipping floor.
  • Driver will only be permitted to leave the tractor cab to open/close the tailgate and sweep out the trailer (stay within 6 feet of the vehicle).
  • All personnel must maintain a distance of 15 feet from vehicle or mobile traffic.
  • Transfer station equipment will not assist a vehicle unless they can see driver in the cab.
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Prohibited Actions at the Transfer Station

  • Not wearing appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Operating equipment in a careless manner.
  • Exceeding speed limits of 5mph on the tipping floors and 10mph on access road.
  • Scavenging of material intended for disposal.
  • Threatening or abusive behavior.
  • Engaging in horseplay or other unprofessional or disruptive conduct.
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Prohibited Actions

  • Not wearing appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Operating equipment in a careless manner.
  • Exceeding speed limits of 5mph on the tipping floors and 10mph on access road.
  • Scavenging of material intended for disposal.
  • Threatening or abusive behavior.
  • Engaging in horseplay or other unprofessional or disruptive conduct.
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Recycling and Trash Drop-Off Procedures

All trucks and tractors licensed or registered over 17,000 pounds and all trailers licensed or registered over 10,000 pounds require a current Act 90 waste hauler sticker. All of these trucks, trackers, trailers and other vehicles entering Pro Transfer Station and Recovery Center must be covered and secured. For further directions on how to enter and exit our recycling and trash drop-off in Erie PA, click below.

Public Trash Drop-Off Procedure

  1. Enter the facility from East 19th street.
  2. Proceed to the stop sign and wait for green light and instructions.
  3. Use CB channel #2 if available.
  4. Check in with scale operator at the window; West end of trailer.
  5. Scale operator will instruct you where to unload your vehicle.
  6. Yard employee will direct you to unloading area (inside building).
  7. After unloading, proceed back to the scale approaching from the East. Wait for green light to drive on the scale.
  8. Go to the scale house window and pay operator.
  9. Drive off the scale and exit left onto East 19th street.

Public Recycle Drop-Off Procedure

  1. Enter Pro Transfer Station and Recovery Center (PTRC) from East 19th street.
  2. Follow signs to the scale house, wait for green traffic light.
  3. Proceed onto the scale, park and report to the scale office window on west end of trailer.
  4. Attendent will direct you to the proper area/location to drop recycling material off.
  5. Attendent will also instruct you if it is necessary to return to the scale.
  6. When drop-off is complete, exit the transfer station on East 19th street.

Recycling and Trash Drop-Off Procedures

All trucks and tractors licensed or registered over 17,000 pounds and all trailers licensed or registered over 10,000 pounds require a current Act 90 waste hauler sticker. All of these trucks, trackers, trailers and other vehicles entering Pro Transfer Station and Recovery Center must be covered and secured. For further directions on how to enter and exit our recycling and trash drop-off in Erie PA, click below.

Public Trash Drop-Off Procedure

  1. Enter the transfer station facility from East 19th street.
  2. Proceed to the stop sign and wait for green light and instructions.
  3. Use CB channel #2 if available.
  4. Check in with scale operator at the window; West end of trailor.
  5. Scale operator will instruct you where to unload your vehicle.
  6. Yard employee will direct you to unloading area (inside building).
  7. After unloading, proceed back to the scale approaching from the East. Wait for green light to drive on the scale.
  8. Go to the scale house window and pay operator.
  9. Drive off the scale and exit left onto East 19th street.

Public Recycle Drop-Off Procedure

  1. Enter Pro Transfer and Recovery Center (PTRC) from East 19th street.
  2. Follow signs to the scale house, wait for green traffic light.
  3. Proceed onto the scale, park and report to the scale office window on west end of trailer.
  4. Attendent will direct you to the proper area/location to drop recycling material off.
  5. Attendent will also instruct you if it is necessary to return to the scale.
  6. When drop-off is complete, exit on East 19th street.

Materials Accepted and Not Accepted for Drop-Off at the Transfer Station

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Accepted Trash

  • Municipal Waste
  • Demolition Waste
  • Construction Waste
  • Recycle Material
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Accepted Trash

  • Municipal Waste
  • Demolition Waste
  • Construction Waste
  • Recycle Material
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Not Accepted Trash

All Hazardous Waste Including:

  • Asbestos
  • Propane Tanks
  • Explosives
  • Batteries
  • Medical Waste
  • Mercury Waste
  • Radioactives
  • Liquids Including Paint
  • Items with Freon
  • Yard Waste
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Not Accepted Trash

  • Asbestos
  • Propane Tanks
  • Explosives
  • Medical Waste
  • Liquids Including Paint
  • Items with Freon
  • Yard Waste

E-Waste Drop-Off

  • Computers (monitors and small electronics)
  • Televisions

Additional Fee for Each E-Waste Drop-Off

E-Waste Drop-Off

  • Computers (monitors and small electronics)
  • Televisions

Additional Fee for Each E-Waste Drop-Off

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Accepted Single-Stream Recycling

  • Cardboard: cereal boxes, pizza boxes, paper towel rolls, beverage holders
  • Paper: newspapers, junk mail, envelopes, brown bags
  • Plastic: containers #1 and #2 (milk jugs, bleach, detergent, shampoo bottles, etc.)
  • Metal: aluminum, tin, steel kitchen cans, aluminum pie plates/trays/foil
  • Car tires
  • Truck tires
  • Tires with rims

Please empty and clean contents. All bagged material must be in clear bags – no black bags.

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Accepted Single-Stream Recycling

  • Cardboard: cereal boxes, pizza boxes, paper towel rolls, beverage holders
  • Paper: newspapers, junk mail, envelopes, brown bags
  • Plastic: containers #1 and #2 (milk jugs, bleach, detergent, shampoo bottles, etc.)
  • Metal: aluminum, tin, steel kitchen cans, aluminum pie plates/trays/foil
  • Car tires
  • Truck tires
  • Tires with rims

Please empty and clean contents. All bagged material must be in clear bags – no black bags.

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Not Accepted Single-Stream Recycling

  • Glass
  • Light bulbs
  • Dishes
  • Pyrex
  • Pots and pans
  • VCR tapes
  • Tools
  • Plastic bags
  • Magazines

  • Soft cover books
  • Plastic wrap
  • Egg cartons
  • No lids
  • Recyclables containing food waste
  • Paints or oils
  • Styrofoam
  • Hazardous materials
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Not Accepted Single-Stream Recycling

  • Glass
  • Light bulbs
  • Dishes
  • Pyrex
  • Pots and pans
  • VCR tapes
  • Tools
  • Plastic bags
  • Magazines
  • Soft cover books
  • Plastic wrap
  • Egg cartons
  • No lids
  • Recyclables containing food waste
  • Paints or oils
  • Styrofoam
  • Hazardous materials

Transfer Station Gate Rate Applies for the Following

  • Passenger Cars up to 500lbs
  • SUV’s and Mini Vans up to 750lbs
  • Other Vehicles up to 1,000lbs
Environmental Fee Applies to all Vehicles
  • Roll-Off Tandom Vehicles 2 Ton Minimum
  • Overage Charge Per Ton

Transfer Station Gate Rate Applies for the Following

  • Passenger Cars up to 500lbs
  • SUV’s and Mini Vans up to 750lbs
  • Other Vehicles up to 1,000lbs
  • Roll-Off Tandom Vehicles 2 Ton Minimum
  • Overage Charge Per Ton

Environmental Fee Applies to all Vehicles

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Sunday: CLOSED

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Saturday: 8AM - 12PM
Sunday: CLOSED

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