Recycling Information for Lower Burrell

Recycling Day for the City of Lower Burrell will be on Tuesdays. Residents are serviced every other week. Please make sure your recyclables are placed out at curbside by 6 am in blue bins on your recycling day. In the event you are not serviced on your scheduled collection day, leave your collection bin out and call 724-335-9875, ext. 208.

Because this is "Single Stream Recycling", nothing needs to be separated (no cardboard).

Obtaining Bins

Households are now permitted to place one recycling container out for pickup on their scheduled pickup date for recycling.  Bins are no longer available at the City office and are supplied by the recycling hauler. 

Additional Items Included

Residential curbside recycling now includes:

  • All plastics (numbers 1 through 7)
  • Magazines
  • Paperboard (cereal boxes)
  • Phone books

Prescription Drugs

Prescription drugs can be brought to the Lower Burrell Police Department during weekday business hours. For more information call 724-339-4287.

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  2. Batteries & Compact FLuorescent Bulbs
  3. Refrigerators & Air Conditioners
  4. Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center
  5. Mattress Recycling
  6. Recycling Days
  7. Schedules & Documents

Leaf & 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 through Thursday: 7 am until 2 pm
  • Friday through 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 website or by calling City Hall; if you have any questions or comments, please call City Hall at 724-335-9875, ext. 208.