Guide To Recycling In Washington County

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Everything from electronics to motor oil, and junk cars to batteries can be recycled locally if the right items are brought to the right locations on the right days. Some items cost to dispose of. Larger items can get picked up.

Phone numbers are included for a couple dozen businesses, municipal governments and other organizations that recycle used things in Washington County, PA.

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Waste Management picks up at the curb in 14 local municipalities. They’ll take household chemicals, automotive products, consumer electronics, paint products, syringes, flammable items and mercury items. Call 1-800-449-7587 for more information.

The following places located in communities in Washington County are specific about what they’ll accept.


AutoZone, 107 Wilson Road, Bentleyville, PA 15314, accepts used motor oil (only in closed containers). Call 724-239-4501.

Canton Township

General Alloys
General Alloys, 135 West Wylie Avenue, Washington, PA 15301, buys radiators & heater cores, electric motors, transmissions, junk cars and metals. Call 724-249-6958.

Cecil Township

Brookman Auto Parts
Brookman Auto Parts, 4 Race Street, Washington, PA 15301, buys car batteries, junk cars, vacuum cleaners, carpet shampooers, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, metal appliances and large propane tanks (no valve). Call 724-222-4260.

Chartiers Township

Arden Landfill
Arden Landfill, 200 Rangos Lane, Washington, PA 15301, is a drop-off facility in Chartiers Township that accepts aluminum, steel cans, paperboard, cardboard and plastics 1 & 2. Call 724-225-1589.

Eighty Four

84 Recycling & Supply
84 Recycling & Supply, 444 PA-519, Eighty Four, PA 15330 is a drop off that buys junk vehicles and non-ferrous metals. Call 412-997-0311.


JVS Environmental is an electronics drop-off location at 1 American Way, Ellsworth PA 15331. It operates on the Second and Fourth Tuesday of every month from 2:00 to 6:00 PM. They accept all electronics and Freon appliances. Call 724-228-6811.


Arrowhead Service
Arrowhead Service, 405 West Pike Street, Houston, PA 15342, accepts used motor oil (only in closed containers). Call 724-746-2282.


Black Diamond Iron & Metal
Black Diamond Iron & Metal, 613 East Main Street, Monongahela, PA 15063, buys aluminum cans, scrap metal, and ferrous & non-ferrous metals. Call 724-292-8168.
C & M Auto Recycling
C & M Auto Recycling, 1045 Coulter Avenue, Monongahela, PA 15063, buys junk cars. Call 724-258-3553.

Peters Township

Peters Township
Peters Township, 245 E McMurray Road, McMurray, PA 15317 accepts glass from residents. Call 724-941-4180.
The UPS Store
The UPS Store, 4017 Washington Rd, McMurray, PA 15317 is a place to drop off paper for shredding (less than 100lbs). Call 724-761-2264 for pricing.
Woehler Landscaping
Woehler Landscaping, 202 Buckeye Street, McMurray, PA 153017, accepts yard waste, concrete, asphalt and construction/demolition waste. Call 724-941-6965 for disposal costs.

South Strabane Township

South Strabane Township
South Strabane Township, 253 Zediker Station Road, Washington, PA 15301 accepts glass dropoffs from residents. Call 724-225-9055.
Staples, 301 Oak Spring Rd, Washington, PA 15301 is a place to drop off electronics, appliances, CD’s, Records, DVDs and VHS Movies. Call 724-228-5866.


The City of Washington’s complete recycling schedule can be found here.

American Battery
American Battery, 75 1/2 Cumberland Avenue, Washington, PA 15301, buys batteries (no lithium or NiCad). Call 724-225-9889.
Advance Auto Parts
Advance Auto Parts, 354 East Maiden Street, Washington, PA 15301 accepts used motor oil (only in closed containers). Call 724-229-9366.
AutoZone, 87 Jefferson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301, accepts used motor oil (only in closed containers). Call 724-222-8693.
Batteries Plus Bulbs
Batteries Plus Bulbs, 374 Washington Road, Washington, PA 15301, accepts batteries, light bulbs, fluorescent Tubes, small electronics, power cords and tools. Call 724-225-7587.
Coen Tire Company
Coen Tire Company, 1105 W. Chestnut Street, Washington, PA 15301, accepts tires when you pay $5 per tire (up to 4 tires per month). Call 724-223-5515.
Goodwill Industries
Goodwill Industries, 89 Jefferson Avenue, Washington, PA 15301 is where you can drop off clothing, furniture, small appliances and toys. Call 724-223-0917.
Guardian Storage
Guardian Storage, 840 Jefferson Ave, Washington, PA 15301 is a drop-off facility for electronics (no TVs or monitors). Free Shred-It events are held at Guardian Storage locations to safely get rid of unwanted documents, paper clips, staples and window envelopes are safe to shred. Limit 5 banker’s boxes per person. Call 724-222-7368.
Habitat For Humanity ReStore
Habitat For Humanity ReStore, 1051 East Maiden Street, Washington, PA 15301, will schedule pick-ups and drop-offs of new and gently used appliances, furniture, building materials and household goods. Call 724-222-4340.
Mission Hidden Treasures Thrift Store
Mission Hidden Treasures Thrift Store, 84 West Chestnut Street, Washington, PA 15301 can schedule a pick-up or drop-off of household items, furniture, appliances, clothing, electronics, Cds/DVD/VHS. Call 724-228-8670.
Walmart — EcoATM
Walmart — EcoATM, 30 Trinity Point Dr, Washington, PA 15301 is a drop-off point for phones, tablets and MP3 Players. Call 724-228-5866.

West Alexander

AMG Resources
AMG Resources, 801 Old Brick Rd, West Alexander, PA 15376, picks up or accepts drop offs of junk cars, tin, iron, steel, copper, aluminum, stainless, titanium scrap and brass. Call 724-484-2020.


The Washington County Planning Commission lists several out-of county recycling locations as well.

From batteries to metals to glass, people can safely dispose of almost anything they’re not using any more. Policies and pricing change. Always call first.

Locations for recycling in Washington County