Murrysville is a mandated recycling community under Pennsylvania State Act 101. Residents, businesses, schools, and non-profit organizations are required to recycle. Below are the items that should be recycled on the residential automated recycling program.
The Municipality of Murrysville's Trash and Recycling Coordinator is Jim Morrison at 724-327-2100, ext. 106 or email Jim Morrison.
View the most recent recycling schedule (PDF).
To set-up your trash and recycling account, please call Republic Services at 877-788-9400 (toll free).
Missed Pick-Ups or Other Recycling Concerns
Please call Republic Services first at 877-788-9400, so that they can address your concern immediately.
Order a Wheeled Cart for Curbside Recycling
Please call Republic Services at 877-788-9400 (toll free).
No need to sort.
- Aluminum Cans (please rinse out cans)
- Cartons with Gable Tops (Most are opened by pushing open the gables at the top, such as a small container of creamer or milk.)
- Chipboard (pasta and cereal boxes, tissue boxes, paper towel rolls, etc.)
- Clean pizza box tops
- Corrugated Cardboard (boxes must be flattened/cut to fit inside cart - not wedged)
- Glass (clear, amber, and green)
- Hardcover books (hardcover must be removed)
- Juice/soy boxes
- Junk mail
- Milk boxes (aseptic containers)
- Milk or Juice
- Newspapers and Newspaper inserts
- Office Paper
- Paperback books
- Phone books
- Plastic Numbers 1 through 7 (check the number inside the triangle, located on the bottom of the plastic item – Styrofoam/packing material is not recyclable)
- Shredded Paper
- Steel and bi-metal cans (please rinse out cans)
- Wrapping Paper (without foil backing)
- Aluminum pie plates and foil
- Batteries of any kind
- Bubble Wrap
- Cloth, and Fabric
- Dishes, pots, and pans, this includes any type of dinnerware, including:
- Corelle and Pfalzgraff
- Drinking glasses
- Freezer food packaging
- Garbage, food waste
- Garden Hoses
- Light bulbs: christmas lights, fluorescent light tubes, CFL bulbs, light bulbs
- Meat or cheese plastic wrapping or paper packaging
- Paper plates
- Plastic bags or wrapping film
- Plastic deli, product or take-out packaging or utensils (even though you may see a number in a triangle on the item, it is not recyclable)
- Plastic toys
- Scrap metal
- Styrofoam (pellets and formed)
- Wax or plastic wrap or bags
- Wax-coated paper products e.g. milk cartons
- Window or sheet glass