Refuse/Bulk and RECYCLING Collection for Allegheny City Central

This is Recycling Week.

Curbside Refuse/Bulk and Recycling Collection Service for residents of Allegheny City Central is Friday – unless it is delayed because of a holiday (see holidays below).  Place your refuse and recycling at the curb no earlier than 7:00 pm on Thursday evening and no later than 6:00 am on Friday morning.

2017 Refuse/Bulk and Recycling Collection for Allegheny City Central
2017 Refuse/Bulk and Recycling Collection for Allegheny City Central

Curbside Services Schedule

  • Refuse – Weekly
  • Recycling – Every other week
  • Bulky Waste – Weekly (Limit two items)
  • Yard Debris – Biannual


Environmental Services observes the following holidays. When a holiday falls on or before your collection day, your pick-up will be one day later.

  • New Years Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

Missed Pick-Ups

Please do the following to help prevent service interruptions or missed pick-ups:

  • Set-out your bags/bins by no later than 6:00 a.m. on your collection day
  • Keep your refuse and recycling separate and clearly marked containers (recycling must be in blue bags or bins)
  • Be sure that your containers are 35 gallons or less
  • Do not include unaccepted items
  • If your refuse or recycling has not been picked-up as scheduled, please call us at 412-255-2773

The City Does Not Collect

  • Carpeting installed by a professional
  • Bricks, cement, glass blocks, marble or stone countertops
  • Other construction, building, or explosive material
  • Medical, hazardous, infectious, or flammable material
  • Car and automobile parts

For more information, contact the City of Pittsburgh by calling 412-255-2773.

Central Northside, Pittsburgh, PA