Recycling

Recycling Collection

  • Recycling must be placed curbside by 6:00 AM of your scheduled day
  • Residents must use the Peters Township issued 65-gallon recycling container for recycling services.  
  • The cost for garbage and recycling collection is $67.00 per Year Quarter (every 3 months).  Bills are sent out by Jordan Tax Service via the mail.  With any billing questions or concerns, please contact Jordan Tax Service .

Materials Accepted In Your Recycling Cart

  • Metal:  Aluminum cans, bi-metal cans, steel, and tin food cans
  • Plastics: Screw-top plastic bottles, jars & jugs (labeled #1 or #2)
  • Paper:  Magazines, advertising inserts, junk mail, phone books, newspaper, envelopes, catalogs, paperback books, and computer paper        
  • Cardboard:  Cardboard boxes and sheets of cardboard - you may also use our new Cardboard Compactor to recycle cardboard (see information at bottom of this page)
  • Cartons:  Milk, almond/soy milk, cream, and orange juice cartons
  • Paperboard Boxes: Cereal, juice, and tissue boxes

Materials Not Accepted In Your New Recycling Cart

  • No Glass of Any Kind
  • No #3, #4, #5, $6, or #7 Plastics
  • No Plastic Bags of any kind (including blue bags)
  • No Plastic Tubs
  • No Berry Containers & No Clam Shell Containers 
  • No Garbage or Food Waste                                               
  • No Shredded Paper
  • No Ceramics                                                 
  • No Styrofoam or Fast Food Wrappers
  • No Lids - Plastic or Metal                                     
  • No Aluminum Pie Pans        
  • No Pizza Boxes                                   
  • No Aluminum Foil                    
  • No Paper Towel Rolls or Toilet Paper Rolls  

Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste

Electronics and Household Hazardous Waste will be picked up through the Waste Management At Your Door Program at no extra charge.

Cardboard Compactor

  • Located Behind Fire Station #1 at 245 E. McMurray Road, McMurray, PA  15317
  • Open Daily from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Free for Residents & Small Businesses to Use
  • Flatten cardboard and insert into slot
  • Do Not Push Any Buttons - The compactor will run automatically when full.
  • Cardboard Compactor Flyer (PDF)

Glass Recycling Container

  • Located Behind Fire Station #1 at 245 E McMurray Road, McMurray, PA  15317
  • Open Daily from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Free for Residents to Use
  • No Sorting Required - Clear/Brown/Green Glass Accepted
  • Only Glass: No Bags, No Boxes, No Lids
  • Make Sure Items Have Been Rinsed out/Cleaned
  • Glass Recycling Container Flyer (PDF)

What is My Scheduled Recycling Pickup Day?

Garbage and Recycling Pickup Day List (PDF)

Missed Collection

For missed garbage or recycling collection, please call the Township Municipal Building at 724-941-4180.  Township staff will contact Waste Management to resolve the issue.

Holiday Delays 

  • When Waste Management observes a holiday, there is no garbage or recycling service on the holiday itself.  In addition, collection is delayed by one day for the remainder of that week.
  • The 2021 holidays are listed below.
    • New Year's Day - Friday, January 1, 2021 - No delay as holiday occurs on a Friday
    • Memorial Day - Monday, May 31, 2021 - All streets delayed by one day
    • Independence Day - Sunday, July 4, 2021 - No delay as holiday occurs on a Sunday
    • Labor Day - Monday, September 6, 2021 - All streets delayed by one day
    • Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 25, 2021 - Thursday streets delayed by one day
    • Christmas Day - Saturday, December 25, 2021 - No delay as holiday occurs on a Saturday