Yard Waste, Keep it Clean!

The last week for yard waste collections will be December 11-15, 2017, on your normal pickup day.

Yard waste season runs from the beginning of April through the second full week of December on your regular pick-up day.

Yard Waste 2017

To order a GREEN top Yard Waste cart contact the Customer Service Center, 724-776-4806, option 5.

Biodegradable Yard Waste bags are available for purchase from Customer Service or Parks & Recreation
Avoid a melt-down or fire!
  • Dispose of cold fireplace ashes or charcoal in your regular Gray-Top garbage cart.
  • Do not place hot charcoal or burning wood in your cart!
Yard waste- fire

Acceptable Yard Waste


  • Garden waste
  • Grass clippings
  • Hedge trimmings
  • Leaves
  • Tree trimmings
  • House plants

Not Acceptable as Yard Waste


  • Lumber or construction materials
  • Plastic bags
  • Children's plastic toys
  • Garden hoses
  • Flower (plastic) pots
  • Scrap metal
  • Auto parts, wheel weights, or motor oil
  • Tires
  • Rocks, bricks, stones or concrete chunks
  • Tree trunks, firewood
  • Soil or dirt