Garbage Collection

All municipalities  in the South Hills Area Council of Governments will have a new trash and recycling contract beginning in January 2019 with Waste Management.

Garbage collection will be every Monday or Thursday. Please refer to our 2018 Garbage & Recycling Calendar  for more information. Recycling will be picked up bi-monthly as indicated on the calendar.

When New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day fall on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, then the collection is delayed until Tuesday or Friday. 

Remember that state laws prohibit the collection the following items: televisions, paint, oil, petroleum products, batteries, appliances containing of CFCs (Freon), chemicals, engine or car parts, electronics, and hazardous or infectious wastes. More information on recycling can be found in this Recycling Resource Directory.

Please note tires are no longer being collected and televisions must be properly recycled.


Garbage and recycling containers must only be placed at the curb after 6 p.m. the day before collection.

Recyclables will not be taken if they are placed in bags.

If your garbage and/or recycling has been missed, report it by calling Republic Services at 877-788-9400.

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