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Refuse Survey
Residential refuse customers will be receiving in the mail a request to fill out a survey on the Borough's refuse, recycling and organics collection.
Click here to fill out the survey online...

The Borough’s Public Works Department serves all residential and commercial properties in the municipality. Use of the service is mandatory and is the only legal means of disposing of refuse in the Borough.

New Refuse & Organics Recycling Program
The Borough has implemented a food scrap and yard trimming recycling program throughout the Borough for it's residential accounts. The new collection system uses Borough provided carts for refuse and organics collection.

Participation in the organics program is encouraged, but not mandatory.

For more information on the organics recycling program watch our video, The Next Step: Organics Recycling, which shows how we get from curb to compost.

For more information, check out our Resources page to access organics recycling documents online.

News & Announcements

notify meNews and announcements about our program, service changes, collection schedule changes and other information is provided through our Notify Me system. If you are interested in receiving news and announcements via e-mail, please click here to enter your email address. The State College Public Works Departments uses this service to provide refuse account holders with updates on refuse collection and services.

Mark Whitfield
Public Works Director
243 South Allen Street
State College, PA 16801
(814) 234-7140
(814) 234-7197 (fax)
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Hours of Operation
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Excluding Holidays
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Fall Leaf Collection
Yes, it is that time of the year again. Time to wipe the dust off those leaf blowers, lawn rakes and tidy up the lawn. View the leaf collection schedule online. Read on...
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