View beach conditions, cleanup efforts and more. Garbage Pickup Schedule Residential household waste is collected twice per week: Recycling Pickup Schedule Curbside collection of recycling items is once a week. Each residence is issued one 1 container to be used for recycling:
Friday collection - Saturday garbage only - recycling is still collected on Friday General Recycling Information Recycling is collected every week, on the same day as your refuse collection.
Place all items in bins provided by the Borough. If you need a bin, contact the Borough of Swissvale at Rinse and discard all lids. Labels may remain on. Paper — Newspapers, office paper, brown paper bags, junk mail, magazines, paperboard such as cereal and cracker boxes.
Paper must be kept dry. Cardboard — Must be dry and free of food debris. Plastic Bottles and Containers — 1 through 5 and 7. All E-Waste must now be recycled and properly disposed by a licensed recycler.
This includes televisions, computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals, printers and similar devices. As a result, Swissvale Sanitation cannot collect these items with weekly trash and the Borough can no longer collect and dispose of these items.
Residents or property owners are responsible for assuring the proper disposal of these items. Contact eLoop at for more information. Swissvale will also continue to accept E-Waste at the annual clean-up day in May. However, the Borough does not have an appropriate facility for storage and so cannot collect such items before the scheduled date.
Collection days follow the street sweep schedule, Monday through Friday. Sweep all leaves out to the curb. All leaf waste is shredded and disposed of at a DEP permitted leaf composting site.
Since the leaves are deposited at a leaf composting facility, do not place grass clippings, tree branches, other yard waste or trash in your leaf piles. Any contaminated leaf waste will not be collected until all materials other than leaves are removed. Attend a Backyard Composting Workshop offered by the Pennsylvania Resources Council to learn how to turn your kitchen scraps and yard debris into rich, home-made compost for your gardens and lawn.
Participants receive a composting bin with class attendance. For more information or to find a class near you, visit www.
Household Hazardous Waste HHW is comprised of household products that, when mixed with other products, are either reactive, corrosive, flammable, or poisonous.Since the cans are % recyclable, we could drastically reduce the energy needed to produce brand new cans simply by recycling our empties.
Coast-to-coast, there are about 10, locations that buy aluminum, making it easy for Americans to redeem their used beverage cans for cash. In fact, recycling aluminum cans is a $1 billion/year.
These services require that you select a specific area in your community. Local jurisdictions have contracts with franchised garbage companies to provide service for collection of garbage, recycling and yard debris for residences and businesses..
Why recycle food scraps? Organic material including food, leaves and prunings are the largest unrecycled portion of . Schedule a pickup appointment for large non-recyclable bulk items.
CFC and Freon Removal Appointment. Schedule or cancel a CFC (Freon) removal appointment. Food Waste Drop Off Locations. Report that garbage, recycling, bulk items, or . Garbage & Recycling. NEW LAW: Electronics are no longer being accepted at the curbside for garbage pick up.
Did You Know? If all morning newspapers read around the country were recycled, 41, trees would be saved daily and 6 million tons of waste would never end up in landfills. Find a Kitsap County garbage and recycling drop-off facility.