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Garbage & Recycling

Bags to Benches and Drug Take Back

Due to construction, the Indiana Borough Municipal Building will no longer participate as a Bags to Benches or Drug Take Back drop-off location. Please consider using an alternative location for plastic bag recycling or medication disposal.

Plastic Bag Recycling "Bags to Benches" Sites:

  • Indiana Free Library

  • Back door of Upstreet Ace Hardware

  • White Township Recreation Complex/ S&T Bank Arena

  • YMCA of Indiana County

Drug Take Back:

  • Rite Aid Pharmacy

  • CVS Pharmacy

  • Indiana County Courthouse

Curbside Recycling

Weekly curbside collection of the following items is available to all households in Indiana Borough:
 

  • Aluminum & steel/bi-metal cans 

  • Glass bottles & jars

  • ​Newspapers

  • Plastic bottles (type #1 & #2)

Aluminum, steel, glass, and newspapers should be placed in the green bins. Plastics must be sorted separately and placed in the blue bins. 

 

Please note that your bins must be placed at the curbside or at the end of the driveway or they may not be taken.

Bins may also be rejected if they contain items that aren't approved for curbside recycling, such as broken glass, food waste or other non-recyclable materials. An orange sticker will be placed on rejected bins explaining why it was rejected. If your bin is rejected, please clean it out, remove the sticker, and place it back out the following week.

All replacement bins are $15.00 and can be obtained from the municipal office at 80 N. 8th Street, Indiana Pennsylvania, 15701

 If your collection day falls on an observed holiday, your recycling bins will not be picked up until the following week. Collection schedules are as follows:

Monday:

- North of Philadelphia Street, East of 7th Street

 

Tuesday:

- North of Philadelphia Street, West of 7th Street

- South of Philadelphia Street, West of 13th Street

 

Wednesday:

- South of Philadelphia Street, East of 7th Street

- East of Wayne Avenue

 

Thursday:

- South of Philadelphia Street, West of 7th Street (to Locust Street)

- West of Wayne Avenue (to 13th Street)

Refer to the map below for visual reference.

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Garbage Collection

Waste Management Inc, provides garbage collection for Indiana Borough. All garbage must be kept in sealed containers at the rear of the property and placed curbside no sooner than 24 hours prior to collection.

Residential pick-up is Monday through Thursday.

Monday – North of Philadelphia Street, East of 7th Street

Tuesday – North of Philadelphia Street, West of 7th Street

Wednesday – South of Philadelphia Street, East of 7th Street

Thursday – South of Philadelphia Street, West of 7th Street

Borough residents are billed for this service on your monthly utility bill.

Refer to the map below for visual reference.

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