2017 Garbage Collection Days and Holidays
Garbage collection for the entire Borough will continue to be collected every Wednesday. However, when Waste Management celebrates a Holiday on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, it will delay our collection one day later that week. The Holiday Weeks that are affected are as follows:
Memorial Day - Collection Thursday, June 1st,
Independence Day - Thursday, July 6th
Labor Day - Collection Thursday, September 7th
and Christmas Day - Thursday, December 28th
Guidelines for Garbage Collection: Garbage should be properly secured in containers or plastic bags. Grass clippings and weeds should be in plastic bags. Hedge cuttings, limbs and branches should be securely tied and should not exceed 48 inches in lenght; branches should not exceed 3 inches in diameter. All furniture items, (furniture with glass or mirror must be taped to secure from breakage), appliances (freon removed and tagged), household goods and disassembled children's swing sets will be accepted at curbside. Carpet should be rolled and tied in lengths not to exceed 48 inches so that one person can lift. Empty paint cans and/or dried paint is acceptable. Paint can be dried by air drying or soaking up with newspaper or kitty litter. Lids should be left off.
Excluded Items: Building material, tires, automobile parts including wheel rims, trees and branches over 3 inches in diameter, ashes from furnaces and fireplaces, stones, dirt, computers and liquid paint. Please contact Waste Management @ 412-405-0680 for further information or to schedule a special pick-up for a fee.
Applicance Freon Removal: Appliance Warehouse 1-888-463-7366 or 412-381-8800.
2017 Recycling Dates
Recycling material will be collected every other week on the following dates:
January 11 & 25
February 8 & 22
March 8 & 22
April 5 & 19
May 3 & 17
June 1, 14 & 28
July 12 & 26
August 9 & 23
September 7 & 20
October 4 & 18
November 1, 15 & 29
December 13 & 28
Materials to be Recycled: Clear, brown & green glass, aluminum cans, steel cans, bi-metallic cans, plastic types (1 thru 7), high grade office paper, newsprint, advertising inserts, junk mail, catalogs, phone books, paperback books, paper bags, shopping bags (handles removed), magazines and multi grades of corrugated cardboard. *Corrugated cardboard must be tied or bundled and no longer than 14" x 14". These recyclables should be placed loose in a single recycling container.
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 NO LONGER BE PICKED UP.
2017 Leaf Collection Dates
There will be a ONE TIME SPRING leaf pick-up on Wedensday, April 26, 2017
Leaves for the entire Borough in the Fall will be collected on the following Wednesdays:
October- 25th November- 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th
Garbage, recycling and leaves should be placed at the curbside Tuesday after 12:00 noon the day before the scheduledWEDNESDAY pickup. Leaves must be placed in BROWN paper biodegradable bags. PLASTIC BAGS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED during leaf collection dates above. (After the dates above, you may place your leaves in plastic bags for regular garbage collection.)
If you have any questions, please call WASTE MANAGEMENT @ 412-405-0680.
Garbage Collection: Pleasant Hills Borough residents are billed quarterly (post card stytle). Please make check payable to BPH-410 and mail to P.O. Box 6111, Hermitage, PA 16148-0911. Any further questions, please call 412-693-1120.
Wastewater (Sewer) Billing: Pleasant Hills Borough residents are billed monthly for wastewater (sewer) charges. The Municipal Building has a Drop Off Box located on the 1st Floor for payments for your convenience. 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
3901 Penn Avenue, Bldg. #5
Pittsburgh, PA 15224-1318
2235 Mary Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (South Side)