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Are there limitations on recycling?

  • Shredded paper is no longer accepted curbside.  It can be dropped off at any of the drop-off centers (excluding the Beltzhoover/Knoxville location) but it must be contained in a clear or blue plastic bag.  
  • Pizza boxes with grease spots cannot be recycled but any clean portion of the box can be separated and recycled.
  • Hard-to-recycle items such as computers and TV's are recyclable by drop-off appt in the Strip District on Tuesdays and Thursdays weekly with Pennsylvania Resources Council. 

    Household hazardous waste is collected bi-monthly in the Strip District - 2023 dates are:  
    3/11, 5/13, 7/8, 9/9, 11/11 

    Fees do apply - $.35/lb for most items 

    More info at
Updated 2/10/2023 8:39 AM
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