2019 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 2019 Holiday Weeks that are affected are as follows:
New Year's Day - Thursday, January 3rd
Memorial Day - Thursday, May 30th
Independence Day - Thursday, July 5th
Christmas Day - Thursday, December 26th
Guidelines for Garbage Collection: Garbage should be properly secured in containers or plastic bags. Grass clippings and weeds should be in plastic bags. 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.
2019 Recycling Dates
Recycling material will be collected every other week on the following dates:
January 9 & 23
February 6 & 20
March 6 & 20
April 3 & 17
May 1, 15 & 30
June 12 & 26
July 10 & 24
August 7 & 21
September 5 & 18
October 2, 16 & 30
November 13 & 27
December 11 & 26
To be a good recycler, please begin making the following recycling changes immediately: Beginning in January 2019, Waste Management will no longer accept recyclables at the curb containing heavy contamination.
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. Waste Management will NO longer 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 plastic bottles, jars and jugs labeled as #1PET or #2HDPE plastic in your curbside recycling bin. If it is not a plastic bottle, can, jar, jug or paper, it must go in the trash.
*GLASS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING*
THERE WILL BE A ONE TIME SPRING LEAF PICK-UP ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 2019.
NEW... A dumpster for YARD WASTE ONLY will be available to residents the first Saturday of each month May thru 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 NO LONGER BE PICKED UP BY WASTE MANAGEMENT.
2235 Mary Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (South Side)
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
3901 Penn Avenue, Bldg. #5
Pittsburgh, PA 15224-1318