Avoca collection schedule

June 27th, 2015 1:34 am

First Posted: 5/15/2013

Yard waste will be collected for Avoca Borough residents on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

The following separated items will be collected:

Grass clippings and leaves (may be in the same container)

Yard waste includes shrubs, hedge clippings and tree limbs not exceeding 3 feet in length and ½ inch in diameter. Rocks, stones, dirt and animal waste are not acceptable forms of yard waste.

A maximum of three open containers not to exceed 30 pounds will be allowed per collection.

Do not use plastic bags, or it will be refused. Place containers at curbside by 8 a.m.

The Recycling Center will not accept grass and leaves combined with yard waste.


Moosic recycling truck will be at the municipal garage on Plane Street from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every Thursday.

The new system allows paper to be mixed with cardboard.

Residents are urged to read and follow the signs on the recycling truck.

The area will be monitored and violators can be fined or banned from future recycling privileges.

Recycling flyers are available in the lobby of the Avoca Municipal Building and at the recycling trailer.


Ashes are collected Every Wednesday. Place them curbside by 8 a.m.



Waste Management will no longer collect TVs and computer equipment which includes no televisions and computer monitors, no computers, no printers and other computer peripheral devices and no components of any of the above listed devices.

Copies of this information are available in the front entrance of the Avoca Municipal Building, 752 Main St.