Trash Collection

Waste Management is the exclusive trash hauler in the Township.


For recycling information, see this link: Recycling & Waste Collection Around Allegheny County

Trash Collection on Holidays

Trash collection will be affected by the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

If one of these holidays falls on a Friday, trash collection will be delayed to Saturday. If the holiday should fall on the weekend, your pickup day will NOT be affected.

Collection Schedule

Garbage will be collected once every week on FRIDAY. Please place material at the curb after 6:00 p.m. on the prior day, or before 6:00 a,m. on the scheduled collection day.

Guidelines for Collection

Garbage should be in properly secured containers up to a 40-gallon capacity weighing no more than 50 pounds or plastic bags that do not exceed 32 gallons in capacity and not weighing more than 50 pounds. Bulk material (brush, tree or shrub trimmings including Christmas trees, boards, fencing, paneling, carpeting, etc.) shall be cut in 4′ lengths and tied in 18″ bundles, weighing not more than 40 pounds. Small shrubs will be picked up in one piece if they are within the specified limitations. Waste Management will collect leaves, grass clippings or decomposable natural yard waste, if placed in bags or other suitable containers, and placed at the point of collection on your service day. Loose material must be bagged or placed in trash containers, and is also subject to the above weight restrictions.

Furniture and/or appliances or other listed items shall be picked up on the regular collection day in one piece. Appliances containing refrigerant such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, water coolers, or any other appliance containing refrigerant will only be picked up if the item has a sticker certifying the refrigerant has been removed. Cardboard must be broken down so it is flat and no more than 3 feet in length or width and tied in a bundle. Empty paint cans and/or dried paint is acceptable. Paint can be dried by air drying or soaking up with newspaper or kitty litter. Lids should be left off. Construction debris not to exceed a maximum weight of 50 pounds and must fit into a 40-gallon container with the lid shut.

Items Not Collected

Waste Management will not collect asbestos or material containing asbestos, lead acid batteries, automobile parts, infectious or bio-hazardous waste, ashes, steel drums, hazardous waste, oil, liquid paint, solvent liquids, medical waste, flammable and toxic waste, tires, large batteries, large dead animals, rocks, bricks, stone, dirt, any items in excess of 50 pounds, appliances containing CFCs or Freon, unsecured bundles of material that are unsafe for collection or anything over 4 feet in length, tree limbs over 3 inches in diameter and over 4 feet in length, televisions, desktop and laptop computers including monitors and computer peripherals.


Baldwin Township does not participate in residential, curbside recycling. Instead, the Township provides 2 recycling dumpsters in the parking lot of the administration building. These dumpsters are free for residents to use. Please not that materials such as film, plastic bags, plastic wrap, plastic types 3-7, plastic food and catering trays, foil or non-can items, Styrofoam, rubber or glass are NOT recyclable.

Customer Service

Residents with questions can contact Waste Management at 800-866-4460, or online at In the event of inclement weather, visit for service updates, delays and cancellations.


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