Garbage

Garbage Collection

  • Garbage must be placed curbside by 6:00 AM of your scheduled day
  • Residents must use the Peters Township issued 95-gallon trash container for garbage services.  
  • Additional trash may be put out in bags or trash cans besides your full 95-gallon cart.
  • Bag all trash to prevent litter and debris in your neighborhood.
  • The cost for garbage and recycling collection is $70.00 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 .

What is My Scheduled Garbage Pickup Day?

Garbage and Recycling Pickup Day List (PDF)

New Residents

New residents should contact Jordan Tax Service (724-731-2300) to set up garbage/recycling billing for their property.  Each property should have one garbage cart and one recycling cart.  If you are missing a garbage or recycling cart, call the Municipal Building (724-941-4180).

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 2022 holidays that will cause a delay are listed below:
    • Memorial Day - Monday, May 30, 2022 - All streets delayed by one day
    • Independence Day - Sunday, July 4, 2022 - All streets delayed by one day
    • Labor Day - Monday, September 5, 2022 - All streets delayed by one day
    • Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 24, 2022 - Thursday streets delayed by one day
  • The 2022 holidays that will not cause a day are listed below:
    • New Year's Day - Saturday January 1, 2022 - No delay as holiday occurs on a Saturday
    • Dr. Martin Luther King Day - Monday, January 17, 2022 - No delay; not a Waste Management Observed Holiday
    • President's Day - Monday, February 21, 2022 - No delay; not a Waste Management Observed Holiday
    • Christmas Day - Saturday, December 25, 2022 - No delay as holiday occurs on a Saturday

Broken Garbage or Recycling Cart

If your cart is damaged, please contact the Peters Township Municipal Building at 724-941-4180, and we will scheduled a repair date for Waste Management to repair the cart.

Items That Will Not Be Collected Curbside

  • Electronics (Electronics will be picked up through the Waste Management At Your Door Program at no extra charge.)
  • Household Hazardous Waste (Household Hazardous Waste will be picked up through the Waste Management At Your Door Program at no extra charge.)
  • No Construction Material
  • No Building Material
  • Tree Waste
  • Gravel, Bricks, Sod, Dirt, Mulch
  • Automobile Parts
  • Tires
  • Paint
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Pianos/Organs
  • Propane Tanks
  • Riding Lawn Mowers

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.