2018 Refuse/Bulk Collection for Allegheny City Central

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

2018 Refuse/Bulk and Recycling Schedule for Allegheny City Central
2018 Refuse/Bulk and Recycling Schedule 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: Monday, January 1, 2018
  • Martin Luther King Day: Monday, January 15, 2018
  • Memorial Day: Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Independence Day: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • Labor Day: Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Thanksgiving: Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • Christmas: Tuesday, December 25, 2018

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