Avoca garbage collection moves ahead a day this week

First Posted: 5/22/2013

Avocoa Borough Council made the following announcements:

Due to the Memorial Holiday on Monday, May 27, Waste Management will collect garbage for Avoca Borough residents on Friday, May 31, instead of Thursday, May 30.


The regular monthly meeting of Avoca Borough Council will be heldimmediatley following the 6:30 p.m. work sesson on Thursday, June 13 in the Municipal Building, 752 Main St.

Council President Joseph Satkowski will preside.



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, including included scrubs, 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.


FOR 2013

Moosic Recycling Truck will be at the Municipal Garage, 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 and should be placed curbside by 8 a.m.

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