City of Pittsburgh Yard Debris Special Collection

A friend just reminded me….The City of Pittsburgh will pick up yard debris this Saturday morning, May 21st. The debris needs to be placed in paper bags at your normal recycling pickup site on the evening of Friday, May 20th.

For more information, check out the City of Pittsburgh website here: Yard debris pick-up information.

The City does accept:

  • Leaves
  • Grass
  • Plants
  • Tree Trimmings
  • Branches
  • Shrubs – loose or placed in paper bags (no plastic bags accepted)

The City does not accept:

  • Stones
  • Dirt
  • Rocks
  • Manure
  • Garbage
  • Lumber or food waste
  • (Stones, dirt, rocks also not collected at curb side)

Please participate and send your yard waste to compost, not to the landfill!