Yard Waste, Keep it Clean!


Yard waste is collected from spring until late fall, on your regular pick-up day. 2017 yard waste collection resumes the week of March 27.

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!
Fire in yard waste container

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