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Attention Customers: We're excited to announce that Waste Management, North America's leading environmental solutions provider, has acquired Advanced Disposal. Learn what this means for you here.

WASTE COLLECTION & RECYCLING GUIDELINES FOR Mount Pleasant Township, PA

Guidelines for Curbside Garbage Service

PROUD TO KEEP MOUNT PLEASANT TOWNSHIP CLEANER AND GREENER STARTING JANUARY 1st!

Advanced Disposal is proud to serve Mount Pleasant Township as your new waste and recycling services provider. Effective January 1, 2017, recycling service will now be every other week. A recycling bin will be delivered curbside to each residence the week of December 19th, at no additional cost. If you do not receive a recycling bin, please contact Mount Pleasant Township for assistance. In addition, we will now collect electronics recycling. Details are below. Please know Advanced Disposal will continue to provide the quality service you are accustomed to and we look forward to serving Mount Pleasant Township for years to come.

CURBSIDE GARBAGE COLLECTION 

  • Garbage collection will be once per week.
  • Place curbside prior to 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.  

CURBSIDE RECYCLING COLLECTION 

  • Recycling collection is now EVERY OTHER WEEK in the provided 33-gallon recycling bin.
  • Place bin curbside prior to 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.
  • A recycling bin will be delivered curbside to each residence the week of December 19th. If you do not receive a recycling bin, please contact Mount Pleasant Township for assistance.
  • Senior citizens 65 years or older, please contact Mount Pleasant Township for collection details.
  • Accepted items for collection include the following:
    • Plastics (#1 through #7)
    • Paper (newspaper, cardboard – cut down
    • to 2’ x 2’ sections, fiberboard – cereal
    • and shoe boxes, phone books, magazines,
    • Kraft bags, junk mail, miscellaneous paper)
    • Aluminum and steel cans
    • Glass (clear, brown and green)   

CURBSIDE ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLING 

  • All items must be scheduled for collection.
  • To schedule a pickup, please call Advanced Disposal at (800) 437-1759 and let us know you live in Mount Pleasant Township in Westmoreland County.
  • Please provide your name, address, phone number and the type of electronic waste item we will be collecting. You will be given a date for the collection of your recyclable electronic device. Please note: this date may or may not be on your regular garbage collection day, as these items are collected separately.
  • Items must be placed curbside prior to 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.
  • No electronic items will be collected in alleys.
  • This service is NOT available for commercial establishments.
  • Electronics recycling is limited to 3 items per household.
  • Accepted items for collection include the following:
    • Computers
    • Stereos
    • TVs (both tube type and LCD)
    • Monitors
    • Electronic Appliances
    • Keyboards
    • Mice
    • CD/DVD Players
    • VCRs
    • Fluorescent Light Bulbs
    • Auto Batteries 

SENIOR CITIZEN GARBAGE BAG PROGRAM

Garbage bags may be purchased in rolls of 5 at $2.50 per bag or $12.50 per roll. Residents can call Advanced Disposal at (800) 437-1759 to purchase them. Upon purchase, Advanced Disposal will send bags to the provided address. 

BULK WASTE AND WHITE GOODS COLLECTION 

  • All items must be scheduled for collection.
  • To schedule a pickup, please call Advanced Disposal at (800) 437-1759.
  • Bulk waste and white goods collection will be every other week on the same day as garbage collection.
  • Place curbside prior to 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.
  • One large item per collection.
  • Refrigerant containing items such as refrigerators, dehumidifiers, AC units, etc. must have a sticker affixed to them stating the refrigerant has been properly removed by a PA certified company/technician.
  • Accepted items for collection include the following:
    • Furniture
    • Mattresses
    • Appliances
    • Carpet (4’ in length, cut, rolled and taped)
  • Items NOT accepted include: construction material and debris, hazardous waste, other unacceptable waste materials. 

LEAF WASTE COLLECTION

  • Collection dates to be determined by the Township. Please check the Township website for announcement.
  • Place curbside prior to 6 a.m. on the scheduled collection day.
  • Leaf waste includes leaves and garden residues.
  • It does not include grass clippings which may be placed in normal garbage collection.
  • Leaves must be placed in paper biodegradable bags or open containers – NO PLASTIC BAGS.
  • Natural Christmas tree collection will be during the month of January. Trees must be free of decorations and placed curbside prior to 6 a.m. on the same day as garbage collection.
Holiday Schedule

THERE WILL BE NO PICKUP ON THE FOLLOWING HOLIDAYS:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

 

 

 

 

ROUTES WILL BE PUSHED BACK BY ONE DAY FOLLOWING A HOLIDAY.

For example, if a holiday is on Monday and your normal service day is Wednesday, you will be serviced on Thursday. Customers who are normally serviced on Friday will be serviced on Saturday.

 
Advanced Disposal, now part of Waste Management

Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, Waste Management provides collection, transfer, disposal services, and recycling and resource recovery.  It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States.  Waste Management’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America.  To learn more information about Waste Management, visit www.wm.com.

 
 
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