We’re here to help you find the Pittsburgh trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.
The City of Pittsburgh is in Pennsylvania with Charlotte to the south, Columbus to the west, Youngstown and Cleveland to the north, and Philadelphia to the east.
If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.
Pittsburgh Trash Collection Calendar 2023
For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw/collection-schedule
Trash Pick Up Holidays
Here you can see the city-observed holidays.
- Martin Luther King Jr Day
- Memorial Day
- Juneteenth (observed)
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day (observed
When a holiday falls on or before your collection day, your pick-up will be one day later.
Pittsburgh Trash Collection Map
Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023
To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw/bulky-waste
Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
- Sofas, recliner chairs and tables
- Box springs, mattresses and dressers
- Stoves, washers and dryers
- Toilets and hot water tanks
- Windows and cabinets
- Carpet & fencing in bundles not exceeding 35 pounds or 5 feet in length
Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
- Televisions, computers, peripherals (Mouse, keyboard, etc.)
- Freon appliances
- Household chemicals/hazardous wastes
- Demolition and construction wastes
- Batteries, light bulbs
- Car and automobile parts, tires
Pittsburgh Junk Removal Companies
If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.
Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.
There are a number of junk removal services in Pittsburgh and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.
Recycling Collection Calendar 2023
Here’s the link to the Pittsburgh recycling schedule: https://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw/residential-recycling
Frequently Asked Questions
When is bulk pickup in Pittsburgh?
To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw/bulky-waste
What day is trash pickup?
To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw/collection-schedule
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection starts at 5 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.
How can I contact the Pittsburgh Public Works Department?
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