Welcome To NTSWA

The Northern Tier Solid Waste Authority (NTSWA) is a small very rural, three county, integrated solid waste authority located in North Central Pennsylvania. NTSWA is an Integrated Solid Waste System committed to the excellence in solid waste management in the Pennsylvania counties of Bradford, Tioga and Sullivan. Formed in 1973, the Authority was the first and remains the only regional three (3) county solid waste authority in Pennsylvania.

The Authority provides the following services to the community:

  • Waste Disposal
  • Recycling Collection/Processing
  • Tire Shredding
  • Wood Grinding
  • Septage Receiving
  • Street Sweeping
  • Waste Transportation
  • Electric Generation
  • Spring and Fall Cleanups for Participating Municipalities
  • Educational Services and Programs
  • Hydroponically Grown Greens

NTSWA provides numerous educational programs and tours through the schools and local civic organizations. Every year the Authority provides scholarship funds to seniors pursuing an environmental education from an accredited college or university.

NTSWA staff ensures that the facility is in compliance with local, state and federal regulations and continues to strive to sustain a state of the art facility.