Borough of Tionesta, PA

Incorporated 1856

Small Town Living on the Allegheny


 Trash Pickup Information & Rates

The Borough contracts with Waste Management for Garbage collection and curbside pickup is on Friday each week.

Current Trash/Garbage Rates as of October 1, 2022 are as follows:

Residential $55.43/Bi-Monthly
Senior Citizen Residential* $49.75/Bi-Monthly
Seasonal Residential $136.01/Annually
Businesses $52.33 to $134.33 Bi-Monthly

Garbage Pick-Up restrictions:

  • Garbage must be in cans or in plastic bags.
  • Residents are limited to Eight – 35 Gallon size bags. Keep in mind if the bag is too heavy for you to pick up comfortably the driver most likely will leave it there.
  • Garbage pick-up is limited to normal household refuse.
  • Residents who have large items such as mattresses, appliances, etc, must contact Waste Management at 1-814-297-6114 to arrange a special pick up. There will be an additional charge per item. The charges vary depending on the size of the item. $10.00 and up.
  • Effective October 1, 2022 residents can schedule a pickup to dispose of electronics and household hazardous waste all year round. This service is available for Borough residents only (not available for businesses) through Waste Management. Links for the flyer containing details of what can be picked up and how to schedule a pickup are below:
    Flyer Page 1

Utility bills are prepared and mailed bimonthly (every two months) for Water, Sewer & Trash.

Water/sewer/trash bills can be paid at the Borough office – 631 Elm Street, Tionesta, or mailed to PO Box 408, Tionesta, PA 16353.

* Senior Citizen Definition is anyone 62 years of age or older

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