Recycling

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.

Schedule

View the most recent recycling schedule (PDF).

New Residents

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).

  1. Accepted Material
  2. Unacceptable Material

Acceptable Items

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 
  • Magazines/catalogs
  • 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)