City, County & General Services
City of Pittsburgh Services
Pittsburgh residents have access to the following curbside collection services. Follow the provided links for details on accepted materials and set out standards for each. Check here to find your collection day.
For additional information, contact DPW - Environmental Services at 412.255.2773 for Solid Waste or 412.255.2631 for Recycling.
City residents can bring their general recycling to the following 6 drop-off locations in addition to items not accepted curbside such as bagged shredded paper, tires, and year-round yard debris. Check here or call the numbers provided below for details on accepted materials and operating hours.
East End Drop-Off Center*
6814 Hamilton Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Hazelwood Drop-Off Center*
40 Melanchton St, Pittsburgh, PA 15207
West End Drop-Off Center*
1330 Hassler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15220
3001 Railroad St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
(entrance under 31st St Bridge)
623 Bausman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15210
(@ parking lot of McKinley Skate Park)
Note: This location does not accept shredded paper.
214 North Lexington, St Pittsburgh, PA 15208
*These locations accept yard waste and tires.
**These locations are encouraged for the recycling of glass and mixed paper. The separate bins provided for these materials at these locations prevent breakage and contamination and help to ensure more successful recycling.
Allegheny County Services
Contact your municipality for details regarding waste disposal services specific to your area. Many municipalities are serviced by Waste Management and can participate in the At Your Door Special Collection.
Information on Recycling in Allegheny County. Many municipalities offer general recycling, electronics recycling and household hazardous waste services.
County Recycling Coordinators are a great resource for information on the recycling options specific to an area.
Other General Services
For the disposal of materials and/or quantities not accepted through curbside refuse collection, consult the following resources for information on transfer stations and landfills throughout Allegheny County. Many provide dumpsters and residential drop-off access.
Reuse & Recycling
Pennsylvania Resources Council hosts collection events for the responsible disposal and/or recycling of: Construction Junction, in addition to operating as a city recycling drop-off location, also: