Recycling

Solid Waste and Recycling

Department of Planning and Community Development
93 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370
Phone: 724-852-5300
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday


The Greene County Recycling Department hosts community events and reports all township recycling data to the Department of Environmental Protection. The Greene County Recycling Department is in charge of updating the County Solid Waste Management Plan and applies for all applicable recycling grants. For more information, please see below.

To sign up for the Electronics Recycling Event, Click Here
To sign up for the Household Hazardous Waste Event, Click Here 

Contact Information

Department of Planning and Community Development
93 East High Street
Waynesburg, PA 15370
Hours of Operation: M-F, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Department Contacts:

Jeremy L. Kelly
Planning Director
Austin McDaniel
Planning Associate

Recycling & Community Events

Drop Off Locations

Drop Off Locations
•    Mountain State Waste- 108 Bald Hill Road, Mount Morris, PA 15349. Accepts all pastics, aluminum, tin, paper and cardboard.
•    Greene Arc, Inc.- 197 Dunn Station Road Prosperity, PA 15329. Accepts plastics 1 & 2, paper and cardboard. 
  

Recycling Bin Locations

•    Carmichaels High School- 225 S. Vine St. Carmichaels, PA 15320
•    Cumberland Township- 100 Municipal Drive Carmichaels, PA 15320  
•    Monongahela Township- 128 Maple Ridge Road Greensboro, PA 15338
•    Morris Township- 1317 Browns Creek Road Sycamore, PA 15364 
•    Washington Township- Greene ARC, Inc. 197 Dunn Station Road Prosperity, PA 15329
•    Waynesburg Borough- Franklin Street behind Waynesburg University Dorm. Thursday only from 9:00-2:00


Solid Waste
•    For Trash service, contact your municipality. Click here.
•    For dumpsters, rolloffs, or landfill questions, contact waste management companies: https://www.advanceddisposal.com/ or https://www.wm.com/us

Landfills:  
Name of Landfill Location
Phone
Facility
Arden Landfill

200 Rangos Lane
Washington, PA 15301
Washington County

800-963-4776
 
Waste Management Solutions

https://www.wmsolutions.com/
 
Chestnut Valley Landfill
Route 21
1184 McClellandtown Road
McClellandtown, PA 15458
Fayette County
724-892-2199

 
Advanced Desposal
https://www.advanceddisposal.com/pa

 
     

Electronics Recycling:

Electronics Recycling:

The County of Greene would like to announce that two Electronic Recycling Collection events will be held for 2021. These events will be held at the Greene County Fairgrounds on May 19th and September 22nd from 2pm to 6pm. Greene County Employees and JVS employees will adhere to all CDC regulations and recommendations. For more information about these events, please call 724-852-5300.

Basic Rules for Electronics Recycling Events:

Only one CRT style TV per car as requested by the recycling company. Participants are asked to stay in their vehicles and follow CDC recommendations.

No fee to recycle electronics except:

  • TV's with busted glass: $50.00
  • Freon appliances: $25.00 each for Freon removal.
  • Fluorescent light bulbs: $2.00

Hazardous Waste

Household Hazardous Waste:

The County of Greene, in a partnership with Noble Environmental Specialty Recycling, LLC, will hold a new Household Hazardous Waste Collection on July 17th, 2021 from 9am- 1pm at the Greene County Fairgrounds 4-H Rabbit Barn.


The new Household Hazardous Waste Collection event will accept the follow items for a small fee;

  • paint 
  • batteries 
  • lightbulbs
  • household cleaners
  • solvents
  • anti-freeze
  • gasoline
  • motor oil, etc.
Payments for the Household Hazardous Waste event will only be accepted via credit card and the prices are as follows;
  • Paint $1.10 per pound 
  • Universal Waste $1.20 per pound
  • other Household Hazardous Waste $1.50 per pound
  • Propane Cylinders $10.00 per unit. 

Tire Recycling:

A Tire Recycling event will be held on May 19, 2021 at the Greene County Fairgrounds from 2pm- 6pm.  The Greene County Conservation District recently received funding to match tire disposal costs for Greene County residents.  The district will be accepting only passenger tires that are off the rim. Each tire that is collected will be charged a small fee of $1.00, up to 20 tires per person.  No tires will be accepted from any tire service company and/or auto repair shops. 

PA West Nile Virus Grant funding will offset the tire disposal cost for the Community Tire Recycling Event. Tires are the number one harbor for mosquitos during summer months.  This program was designed to aid in the reduction of habitat for breeding mosquitos. 

Recycling Agent

Recycling through Greene Arc: (year-round)

Greene Arc is the recycling agent for the County of Greene. Greene Arc, Inc. is a non-profit corporation providing Residential, Vocational, Day Support, Job Opportunities, Advocacy and Mental Health/Recovery Services to citizens with disabilities from Greene and surrounding counties. Greene Arc's goal is to promote the independence and employment of individuals with disabilities.

Items you can recycle through Greene Arc:
  • Newspaper
  • Office Papers
  • Cardboard
  • Kitchen Cans 1 gal. or smaller (free of food, etc.)
  • Plastic (Symbol 1, 2 only) (rinsed clean)
I How to recycle other items:

https://earth911.com/  Click “Where to Recycle”, enter item and your zip code

Clean-up Events and Drug Take Back Program

Clean Up Events
•    Municipality Clean-up days: Click HERE to contact your municipality for information.

Drug Take Back Program
 Prescription & over-the-counter solid medications
 Tablets and capsules
 Pet medications
 Anonymous drop-off
 No liquids or needles
 Remove identification from bottle or put the pills in a zipped plastic bag (pills may be mixed).

 

Drug Take Back Locations:

1. Greene County Court House
Church Street entrance.
 Mon-Fri from 8 am to 4pm

2. Cumberland Twp. Police Department
100 Municipal Road, Carmichaels.
24 hours a day, seven days a week. *Call 724-852-2911 if an officer is not available

3. State Police
255 Elm DR. Waynesburg
24 hours a day, seven days a week

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Electronic Recycling Collection

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