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West Homestead Office

456 West Eighth Avenue
West Homestead, PA 15120
412-461-1844 ext. 1
Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

GARBAGE AND RUBBISH GUIDELINES

DISTRICT ONE PICK UP SERVICE IS TUESDAY.  THIS AREA CONSISTS OF ALL OF   WEST  7TH., 8TH., 9TH, 10TH., CONWAY, BASIC AND FOREST AVENUE AS WELL AS, GRANDVIEW, EVANS, DOYLE, CHERRY, ANGLE, WALNUT, WOOD, SARAH, NEEL, GAUGE, HAYS, AND HAZEL WAY, AS THEY LAY WITHIN THE BOROUGH.

DISTRICT TWO AND DISTRICT THREE PICK UP SERVICE IS THURSDAY. THIS AREA CONSISTS OF ALL OF CALHOUN VILLAGE, CALHOUN MANOR, GATES PARK, CAMBRIA, YORK, AND WEST RUN ROAD AS THEY LAY WITHIN THE BOROUGH.

EACH RESIDENT OR HOUSEHOLD IS PERMITTED TWO (2) THIRTY (30) GALLON CANS OR THREE (3) THIRTY (30) GALLON BAGS OR FIVE (5) FIFTEEN (15) GALLON KITCHEN BAGS OF GARBAGE OR RUBBISH EACH WEEK, WHICH MUST BE CARRIED OUT TO THE CURB BY THE RESIDENT.  MAXIMUM OF TWENTY-FIVE (25) POUNDS.

NO GROCERY STORE BAGS.

BOROUGH ORDINANCE #665 STIPULATES THAT RUBBISH AND GARBAGE CAN BE PLACED AT THE CURB AFTER 4:00 pm THE DAY BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED PICKUP AND ALL EMPTY CONTAINERS SHALL BE REMOVED BY 6:00 P.M. THE END OF DAY OF COLLECTION.

HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE IS:  REFUSE OF ANIMAL AND VEGETABLE MATTER, WHICH HAS BEEN USED OR WAS INTENDED TO BE USED FOR FOOD.  PAPER WRAPPINGS, TIN CANS, GLASSWARE, CHINA, BROKEN CROCKERY, POTS & PANS.

HOUSEHOLD RUBBISH IS:  DISCARDED FURNITURE, WASHERS, DRYERS, HOT WATER TANKS, ETC.  RUGS SHOULD BE TIED AND BUNDLED, NOT TO EXCEED THREE (3) FEET IN LENGTH AND FIFTY (50) POUNDS.  LARGE APPLIANCES, FURNITURE AND RUGS ARE PERMITTED ONE (1) PER WEEK.

RUBBISH ALSO INCLUDES GRASS CLIPPINGS SHOULD BE PUT INTO WATERPROOF CONTAINERS, NOT MORE THAN TWO (2) BAGS NOT TO EXCEED TWENTY-FIVE (25) POUNDS.  SHRUBBERY CLIPPINGS AND TREE LIMBS BUNDLED AND TIED, NOT TO EXCEED three (3) FEET IN LENGTH AND TWENTY-FIVE (25) POUNDS.  NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES PROPERLY BUNDLED AND TIED (NOT TO EXCEED TWENTY-FIVE (25) POUNDS.  WOOD (FREE FROM NAILS) SHOULD BE BUNDLED AND TIED, NOT TO EXCEED THREE (3) FEET IN LENGTH AND TWENTY-FIVE (25) POUNDS.

ITEMS NOT PICKED UP:  DISCARDED AUTOMOBILES, BATTERIES, RUBBER TIRES OR ANY PARTS THEREOF.  NO REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS, AIR CONDITIONERS, DE-HUMIDIFIERS, OR ANYTHING WITH FREON.  NO TELEVISIONS, STEREOS, RADIOS, COMPUTERS OR ANY ELECTRONIC DEVICES.  NO PROPANE TANKS.

ITEMS NOT PICKED UP: CONSTRUCTION OR REMODELING OF ANY KIND BY A HIRED CONTRACTOR.  THIS INCLUDES BUILDING MATERIALS, DISCARDED BATHTUBS, COMMODES, SINKS, CABINETS, ETC.

IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ON ANY ITEM, PLEASE CALL THE BOROUGH OFFICE AT 412-461-1844 Extension #1 BEFORE PLACING THE ITEM AT CURBSIDE.

 

THIS IS YOUR TOWN – “LETS KEEP IT CLEAN”