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Recycling Options


Next Lower Burrell Recycling Day -
Sat. April 27, 2019 from 9:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m.

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Lower Burrell ECSR Electronics Recycling Day -

May 4th from 9:00a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Registration Required

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Mattress Recycling - click here for more information

Westmoreland County Cleanways

Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center

Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling (Latrobe, PA)- Recycling Center open 3 days a week and 1 Saturday a month.


Free electronic recycling. Visit or call 724-879-4020 for details.


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Recycling Information for Lower Burrell

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Recycling Day for the City of Lower Burrell will be on Tuesday’s.  Residents are serviced every other week.  Please make sure your recyclables are placed out at curbside by 6:00 AM. 

Because this is Single Stream Recycling, nothing needs to be separated.  In the event you are not serviced on your scheduled collection day, leave your collection bin out and call

724-335-9875, extension 208.


Recycling bins (two per household) are available at the City of Lower Burrell, Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.


Residential curbside recycling NOW includes:

Phone books, magazines, paperboard (cereal boxes), and ALL plastics (1-7)

Please place items in blue bins on your recycling day (No cardboard).


Important Information on Battery Recycling

Household alkaline batteries (AA, AAA,C,D, 9V) can be thrown into the garbage. Note though that all rechargeable batteries (as well as button batteries) must be recycled. You can recycle rechargeable at most electronic stores (ie. Staples, Best Buy, Lowes); or at the Lower Burrell Recycling day in the Spring or Fall.


Recycling of Compact Florescent (CFL) bulbs can be done locally at Lowes.


Please check for recycling information and locations throughout the Pittsburgh region.


Leaf and Limb Disposal Area for Lower Burrell Residents

Please be advised the City of Lower Burrell leaf and limb disposal area is now reopened and available to City of Lower Burrell residents only. The disposal area is behind the brown building at City Hall and will be opened the following times: Monday – Thursday 7AM until 2PM, Friday – Sunday, dawn to dusk.


Please be advised the City will randomly spot check PA drivers licenses to verify Lower Burrell residency. Non-residents and landscapers / contractors may be cited. In addition, any person(s) dumping illegal material(s) may be cited.


Any required changes to the current operating hours or leaf and limb policy will be advertised publicly and available via our web site at or by calling City Hall at 724-335-9875 ext. 208.


If you have any questions or comments, please call City Hall at 724-335-9875, ext. 208.

Councilman Chris Koziarski, City of Lower Burrell, Parks and Public Property


Paper only recycling available again at Lower Burrell City Hall!

These are paper only recycling bins for magazines, junk mail, office paper, & newspapers (No cardboard, phone books, or pizza boxes).


Buying a new Refrigerator or A/C?


Recycle working refrigerators, freezers, and A/C’sBe paid $25-$35. Allegheny Power will pick up old working units for free and provide a rebate. Contact your electric company for current details of this and other energy efficient rebate programs (PA Act 129) including free CFL light bulbs.


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