Refuse & Recycling

Collection Calendar & Guidelines  |  Refuse & Recycling Tags

Tri-County Collection Schedule - search by address (Municipality is Meadville)

Recycling is collected every other week. 
Place all recyclables together in the same cart. All plastics labeled #1 through #7 now accepted. Cardboard must be flattened to no larger than 2' x 4'. Refuse and recycling regulations are listed with the Calendar.

Refuse is collected weekly.
Collection areas are depicted on the the refuse & recycling map. There is no collection on the holidays noted on the calendar. Collection will be one day late for the remainder of that week. Refuse/Recycling carts may not be placed at the curb for collection before 5:00 p.m. (prevailing time) on the day before the scheduled collection and empty containers must be removed within twenty-four (24) hours after the collection. Please remember to place your cart near the curb per regulations listed with the Calendar.

Refuse & Recycling Tags are now required for large items, appliances with Freon and extra bags. These tags are for Tri-County customers only and available for purchase at the Meadville City Building, 894 Diamond Park, Meadville, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.   After hours and on weekends they may be purchased at the Meadville City Police Station in the lower level of the City Building.  (use entrance on Center Street)   They are also available for purchase online.

Prohibited Items (The City of Meadville refuse & recycling carrier will not pick up any of these items! )
The Covered Device Recycling Act prohibits the following items from being collected as trash:

  • televisions
  • computer monitors
  • computers
  • printers
  • computer peripheral devices
  • any components of these devices

How to dispose of electronics:  Lincoln Recycling

Monthly rates:

  • No Cart - $21.00
  • 35 Gallon Cart - $23.50
  • 64 Gallon Cart - $24.00
  • 95 Gallon Cart - $24.50

Services and billing
The refuse/recycling services and billing is handled by the Meadville Area Water Authority (MAWA).
18160 Rogers Ferry Road, Meadville, PA 16335
(814) 724-6057