The City of Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Works Bureau of Environmental Services will be collecting leaf and yard debris from all residents in a special curbside collection on Saturday, November 14.
Residents should place yard debris at normal collection sites before 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 14. All yard debris materials will be collected by city refuse and recycling crews and composted on Saturday November 14.
Bag Leaves for Collection: Residents must bag leaves in paper bags only and place them out at normal refuse collection sites. Bags should NOT exceed 35 pounds. Leaves in plastic bags will NOT be accepted. Paper yard debris bags can be purchased at local hardware or department stores.
Tree Branches and Bushes: Cut, bundle and tie branches and bushes in lengths not exceeding 5 ft. in length. Tree branch diameter should not exceed four (4”) inches.
Please Note: Yard debris NOT meeting the collection guidelines will be left at the curb. Yard waste should not contain dirt, rocks, stones, cement, metal, wire, glass or plastic.
If you have any questions, please contact the Bureau of Environmental Services at (412) 255-2773 or (412) 255-2631.