Garbage Collection is contracted by Leechburg Borough to Shank Sanitation
4201 Arnold Avenue,
Lower Burrell, Pennsylvania 15068 Phone (724) 226-8320
Residential refuse pick up is Mondays.
Click Here for the Recycling Schedule
Logan Avenue Extention
The center is manned by volunteers Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 11:00am.
On the third Sunday of the month the Rotary Club of Leechburg and the Hyde Park
Boy Scouts are there from 12:00pm to 3:00pm
Leechburg Borough began the Recycling program in 1993. The
residents of Leechburg and surrounding areas, local businesses and Leechburg
area School District all benefit from the recycling program.
We have curb-side pick-up each Wednesday and, in accordance with the
Recycling and Waste Reduction Act 101 Jul 28, 1988, it is mandatory for
residents of Leechburg Borough to recycle various items.
The following are picked up curb-side:
- clear brown and green glass food and beverage containers beverage containers
- aluminum, bi-metal food and beverage cans
- plastic containers with triangle symbol #1 or #2
The following are collected at the center:
- junk mail
- shredded paper
For the year 2012, the volunteers
processed and the Borough sold 25 tons of brown glass, 35 tons of clear glass
and 10 tons of green glass, 79 tons of newspaper, 17 tons of cardboard, 18 tons
of #1 plastic and 10 tons of #2 plastic, 2 tons of aluminum cans and 8 tons of
bimetal cans. The monies received go to the Borough. Recycling helps
with the cost of Refuse removal.
We are currently looking for additional volunteers to help with the recycling
program. If you are interested, please contact the borough office Monday
through Friday 9am to 4pm.
In order to assist the borough residents with keeping their homes and lawns clean, we periodically hold large item clean-up days at the recycling center.
Check your newsletter for dates as well as items that are acceptable and those that cannot be taken.
A coupon is required and can be found in the newsletter.
The Leechburg Borough street crew is responsible for street snow removal.
Call the borough office for any emergencies or 911 if it is after hours.
Leechburg Ordinance on Snow Removal rules the following (186-18):
Whenever snow or ice, or either of them, shall have fallen or shall have
formed upon any sidewalk in the borough, the owner or occupant of the lot or
lots fronting thereon shall remove all such snow and ice from the sidewalk in
front of or along his or her premises by 10:00am each day, and no notice shall
be required from any borough official or employee to do so. Any violation
of this section shall subject the offender to the penalty as provided in 186-20
of this Article, provided that the owner of a property shall be subject to the
requirements of this section where the property is unoccupied or is occupied by
the owner. The occupant shall be subject to such requirements where the
property is occupied as a unit by such occupant. The owner shall be
subject to such requirements where the property is a multiple-business or
multiple-dwelling property or otherwise consists of more than one unit designed
for separate tenancy.