Garbage Recycling


2024 Garbage Collection Days and Holidays

Garbage collection for the entire Borough will be collected every Friday. 


However, when County Hauling celebrates a Holiday during the week, it will delay our collection one day later that week.

The 2024 Holiday Weeks that are affected are as follows: 

  • New Years Day - Saturday, January 6th
  • Memorial Day- Saturday, June 1st
  • 4th of July- Saturday, July 6th
  • Labor Day- Saturday, September 7th
  • Thanksgiving- Saturday, November 30th
  • Christmas- Saturday, December 28th

2024 Recycle Schedule:




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Guidelines for Garbage Collection: Trash and recycling must be out the night before your collection day, or prior to 6AM on the day of collection. All trash and recycling containers, as well as bulk items, must be within 5 feet of the curb. There will be a limit of 15 bags of trash and 1 bulk item per house per week. Garbage should be properly secured in containers or plastic bags. 

Excluded Items: Please contact County Hauling (724)-929-7694for further information on excluded items or to schedule a special pick-up for a fee.



2024 Recycling Dates

Recycling material will be collected every other week on the following dates:


  • January 6 & 19
  • February 2 & 16
  • March 1, 15 & 29
  • April 12 & 26
  • May 10 & 24
  • June 7 & 21
  • July 6 & 19
  • August 2, 16 & 30
  • September 13 & 27
  • October 11 & 25
  • November 8 & 22
  • December 6 & 20

 

To be a good recycler, please begin making the following recycling changes immediately:  Glass is now accepted: clear, brown, blue and green glass containers are accepted. Types 3-7 plastics are no longer recyclable

Recycle only #1PET or #2HDPE empty plastic bottles, cans, paper and cardboard (no pizza boxes).  Keep foods, liquids and plastic bags out of recycling.  Your recyclables should be emptied directly into your recycling bin. 

DO NOT BAG YOUR RECYCLABLES. County Hauling will NOT accept recyclables in any type of plastic bags.  Materials MUST be placed loose in your recycling bin. 

Plastic retail bags should be taken to your local retailer to recycle. ONLY  RECYCLE clear, brown, blue and green glass containers, plastic bottles, jars and jugs labeled as #1PET or #2HDPE plastic in your curbside recycling bin. 

Leaf recycling pick-up dates for Fall of 2024:

 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/30 & 12/6

Only Leaves Placed In Biodegradable Paper Bags Will Be Picked Up.




A dumpster for YARD WASTE ONLY will be available to residents the first Saturday of each month, May thru the end of September.  This dumpster will be located in Mowry Park #4 parking lot.  Yard waste in biodegradable bags or no bag at all is acceptable.  Yard waste includes:  grass, leaves, hedge and tree trimmings less than 3" in diameter.


EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2013:  A NEW LAW PROHIBITS LANDFILLS FROM RECEIVING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:

TV'S AND COMPUTER EQUIPMENT.  COMPUTER EQUIPMENT INCLUDES LAPTOPS, MONITORS, CPU'S, PRINTERS, SCANNERS, KEYBOARD, MOUSES, SPEAKERS, CABLE AND BATTERY BACKUPS.  THESE ITEMS WILL NOT BE PICKED UP BY COUNTY HAULING

Wastewater (Sewer) Billing:  Pleasant Hills Borough residents are billed monthly for wastewater (sewer) charges.  For your convenience the Municipal Building has a Drop Off Box located in our Borough parking lot near the back entrance for payments.

Please contact Legal Tax Service Inc.
 714 Lebanon Road, West Mifflin, PA 15122-1030, 412-464-9555 with any questions.


ALLEGHENY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Public Drinking Water & Waste Management
Recycling Program
3901 Penn Avenue, Bldg. #5
Pittsburgh, PA  15224-1318
412-578-8390
412-578-8053 FAX


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