Pennsylvania Law (Act 101) and Millcreek Ordinance (#2000-1 & #2000-14), available online, states it is illegal to burn ANYTHING that is able to be recycled or composted.
Millcreek Ordinance #2011-07 (Open Burning Ordinance)
These laws include the following:
- Cans, Bottles and Glass
- Newspapers and Magazines
- Corrugated Cardboard
- Mixed Paper and Mixed Cardboard
- Food Waste
- Leaf Waste
- Shrubbery and Tree Trimmings
Please don’t burn, instead, RECYCLE or COMPOST it!
(Small recreational fires may take place in a contained pit no larger than 3' x 3' x 3" for the sole and express purpose of cooking or barbequing food using dry seasoned wood.)