Yard Waste, Keep it Clean!

The 2018 yard waste season will begin with collections of the green lib cart on Monday, April 2, 2018. 

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

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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!
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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