City of Pittsburgh Recycling Services

In an effort to keep our local environment safe and clean, the City of Pittsburgh is offering drop off and pickup recycling services for residents as described below. You can rest assured that your hard to recycle materials never end up in a landfill.  ECS&R is R2 certified to responsibly recycle your unwanted or broken items such as TVs, computer monitors, paint, bulbs, batteries, AC units, microwaves, and so much more!

Recycling Center Drop Offs

Drop offs is a cost effective way of recycling “hard to recycle” items and materials that are hazardous to the environment. The City of Pittsburgh Recycling Center is located in the Strip District at 3001 Railroad St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201.  The Recycling Center is open every Wednesday from 3pm to 8pm and Sunday from 9am to 5pm.

Residents are REQUIRED to schedule a drop off time. Fees apply, prices are listed here. Credit card, check or cash are all accepted forms of payment at the City of Pittsburgh location on Railroad Street.

Recycling Center Links

Prepaid Curbside Pickup Service

Are your household chemicals and electronics too heavy, or do you simply have too much to fit in your car? Not to worry, we’ll come to you.

Curbside service is prepaid only. Credit card is the only form of payment accepted. Once the form (click link below to access) is submitted, and ECS&R representative will call you within 72 business hours to collect payment. Click here for a list of curbside rates.

Click to schedule curbside service
Cost: $50 + Recycling Fees

Saturday Recycling Collection Events

The City of Pittsburgh and ECS&R are hosting Saturday Recycling Collection events in various neighborhoods throughout the City. Events are scheduled from 9 am to 1 pm but maybe extended based on level of participation. Residents are REQUIRED to schedule a drop off time in order to minimize wait times and ensure customer safety. Fees apply for most items. Credit card, check or cash are all accepted forms of payment.

Event Links

Oct 16: District 8 (315 Shady Avenue Pgh PA 15206)

Oct 23: District 3 (2500 Jonquil Way Pgh PA 15210)

Nov 6: District 7 (160 52nd Street Pgh PA 15201)

Nov 20: District 2 (2660 Middletown Road Pgh PA 15205)

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