Recycling & Trash

Republic Services, Inc. is the City’s contracted recycling and trash removal service. Please contact the City’s Administration Office to set up an account, cancel service, order a recycling container, report a missed pick up or other concern.

Residential services include weekly household trash and recycling collection, with one (1) large item per month (i.e., couch, table) at no additional charge. Large item pick up is on the first service of the month only. An approved sticker must be affixed on all trash bags placed for collection while recyclables are to be collected in the orange and black recycling bins provided by the City. City-approved garbage stickers are $5.00 per sheet of twelve (12) and may be purchased at the Administration Office in the City Building, the Transfer Station, or at Shop-N-Save on Dailey Avenue in Latrobe. Please see the Rules for Regular Residential Garbage Pick-Up and the Single Stream Recycling Guide for additional information regarding trash and recycling services.

Note that all recycling in the City and at the Transfer Station can now only accept Class 1 and 2 plastics along with aluminum/tin cans. Plastics 3 through 7 and glass products are no longer accepted. Paper and cardboard recycling remain the same. Please click here for a list of items that are typically recyclable.

Municipal lien letters: 
If you are a closing company and need a Municipal no-lien letters, please submit a check for $25 dollars payable to the City of Latrobe. (This letter will include past due amounts for stormwater, sanitation and active liens on the property) 

All residential and commercial clients now have the ability to pay their sanitation bill online, receive e-bill and text notifications.

To register for your account please go to
Requirements for account set up will be your basic information, account number and CID number which is found on your bill.

Residential quarterly billing schedule:

January - March (1st Quarter)
April - June (2nd Quarter)
July-September (3rd Quarter)
October - December (4th Quarter)

All sanitation payments are due within 30 days of the invoice date to avoid any penalties on the account. 

2024 Municipal Waste Disposal Rates
Service Type Fees
Residential Bag Service $69.00 / Quarter
Residential Toter Service $85.00 / Quarter
Commercial Bag Service $25.17 / Month
96 Gallon Container $27.85 / Month
2 Yd. Dumpster $101.75 / Month
4 Yd. Dumpster $133.88 / Month
6 Yd. Dumpster $176.72 / Month
8 Yd. Dumpster $214.20 / Month
6 Yd. Compactor $396.27 / Month
Loose Pick-up Service $14.70 / Cubic Yd

NOTE: 10% penalty is added if not paid in full by the due date.

There will be a $35 fee for any returned check.

  • Garbage must be placed in plastic garbage bags not to exceed 33 gallons in size and not in excess of 40 pounds.
  • All bags must be tied with a visibly affixed, city-approved sticker.
  • Bags containing broken glass or sharp objects must be properly identified.
  • Emptied paint cans or dry paint will be collected with the normal garbage.
  • Garbage not capable of being placed in an approved collection bag must be bundled and securely tied so that one person can easily handle it. Bundles shall not be in excess of 2 feet in diameter x 4 feet in length. Garbage in the form of empty cardboard boxes, large cans, or other empty containers will not be collected. No garbage, clippings, etc. shall be placed in any empty containers, which are to be collected. An approved collection bag or sticker must be attached to each bundle or empty container.
  • All material to be collected by the City’s contracted service must be placed at the curb or alleyway.
  • Items not addressed above or which cannot be picked up on the once-a-month (First service of the month) large item may be picked up by special request for an additional charge. For information, contact the Sanitation Department at (724) 539-8548 during normal weekday business hours.
The following cannot and will not be collected by the City: 

    • Tires (may be delivered to the City Garage for a separate fee).
    • Batteries
    • Paint
    • Flammable liquids
    • Electronics
    • Televisions