Trash & Recycling
TRASH COLLECTION AND RECYCLING SERVICE IN BRIDGEVILLE
WEEKLY TRASH COLLECTION SERVICES
Service is provided weekly, is unlimited (except as noted below), and collected on Fridays. Please do not put your trash out for pickup until 5:00PM the night before collection. However, please ensure your trash is at the curb by 6am on Friday morning.
GARBAGE PREPARATION GUIDELINES:
Freon from refrigerators, dehumidifiers, freezers, etc., need to be removed and proof of removal taped to the front of the item and visible to the collection crews. Paint cans – must be dried out (kitty litter works well) – place next to garbage cans with lids off. Carpeting and tree branches must be less than 3 to 4 feet in length and bundled. All trash must be properly bagged. Needles are not permitted to be thrown away in regular household trash. Borough Public Works will collect leaves in the fall, and Christmas Trees can be placed out with the weekly trash pickup during the period from December 25, 2020 through January 15, 2021. Cans or bags should weigh up to 40 to 50 lbs. If you cannot lift it, we cannot either.
ITEMS NOT INCLUDED AND WILL NOT BE PICKED UP BY CONTRACTOR:
No tires, automobile parts or building, construction or remodeling materials (including block, brick, plaster and wood) will be picked up or collected. No paving materials, cement, sand, broken concrete, stones, dirt, ashes, metal 55-gallon drums or grease drums will be collected. Appliances containing Freon will not be collected.
All garbage pickup will be delayed by one day if one of the following holidays fall on a weekday preceding to or on a Friday: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
TO REPORT A TRASH MISS:
Please call the Borough Office at 412-221-6012 x24 or email email@example.com.
Recycle Preparation Guidelines: The Borough provides a large uniform recycling bin for your use. Place all your recyclable materials in the blue bin. No need to separate it. Leave it loose, but items must be rinsed, and no food items are permitted to remain in the material. Do not place any of it in a plastic bag. Glass of any kind is not accepted. Place bin at curb or in an accessible area for pick up.
Tin/Metal/Aluminum: Rinsed out and emptied of contents. No chemical or paint cans. Clean pie plates, foil
Plastic- #1 and #2: (PET& HDPE) rinsed out and empty of contents. Lids must be removed.
Newspaper Office Paper, Magazines and Cardboard: Loose or placed in paper bags only. Do not bundle with
twine or tape.
ELECTRONIC AND HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTION EVENT – SATURDAY, AUGUST 7, 2021
In partnership with Noble Environmental a household hazardous waste and electronic collection event will be
held at the Fire Station, 370 Commercial Street on Saturday, August 7, 2021, starting at 9AM. Electronics will be
collected for a nominal fee per pound for all devices including tube CRT televisions, non-CRT devices and other
electronics. What can be recycled include: paint / workshop products, automotive products, cleaning products,
lawn and garden products, pesticide, car / household batteries, light bulbs, flammables and accepted Electronic
/ Freon Waste include: TVs, computers, printers, phones, AC units, dehumidifies, mini fridges, microwaves,
laptops and more. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED IF YOU WISH TO RECYCLE ELECTRONICS OR HOUSEHOLD
HAZARDOUS WASTE AT THIS EVENT. PLEASE CALL 412-567-6566 or www.nobleenviro.com to REGISTER.