Refuse, Recycling & Organics


When is My Collection Day?

Open the map to see what day your refuse and recycling is collected in the Borough of State College.

Collection Day Map

Pay my Bill Online

Pay your refuse bill online through Official Payments. Visa, American Express, MasterCard, Discover and e-check are accepted forms of payment.

Pay My Refuse Bill Online

Request Bulk Pickup

Residents may schedule an appointment for the collection of bulk refuse (i.e. riff raff, scrap) by submitting a Bulk Refuse Pickup Form or by calling (814) 234-7135, 24 hours a day, and leaving a message.

Email Notifications

Announcements about our program, service changes, collection schedule changes and additional information are provided through our Notify Me email system. 

CCRRA logo


Residential and commercial recycling services are provided by the Centre County Recycling and Refuse Authority.

Visit CCRRA's website

Refuse Services

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.

Organics Recycling Program
The Borough has a food scrap and yard trimming recycling program throughout the Borough for residential accounts.

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