In order for Waste Management to maintain its focus on municipal solid waste collection and disposal, and due to the reduced number of employees in the field, effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Waste Management is temporarily suspending the performance of the following services, which are non-essential during this period of emergency:
Bulk Collection – furniture, carpet, mattresses, appliances, etc.
Spring and bulk clean-ups
Yard Waste Collection – grass clippings, brush, tree limbs, etc.
All trash/refuse must be bagged & sealed (and wherever possible) placed in containers. LOOSE ITEMS WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.
All recyclable materials must be placed inside recycling bin (including cardboard). ITEMS LEFT OUTSIDE OF BIN, WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.
Governor Tom Wolf and Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine today issued “Stay at Home” orders to Allegheny, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Monroe, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, as the state seeks relief to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19.
This order takes effect at 8:00 PM on Monday, March 23, 2020, and will continue until April 6, 2020.
Between March 12 and March 20, invitations to participate in the 2020 Census will start arriving in households across the country. Resources about the Census, why it matters, and how to get involved within Allegheny County can be found at becounted2020.org.
It is critical to our sewer infrastructure that residents do not toss disinfectant wipes, paper towels and other paper products used into the toilet. See this NYTimes Article for more information.
- Avon Park is now restricting all group activities, including playground and recreational equipment.
- Avonworth Community Park is following the lead of the Pennsylvania State Parks and remaining open except for the playground area. Please note that the restrooms facilities are not yet open for the season, however there are two hand wash stations available for use.
Park users should practice social distancing by staying at least six feet apart from each other. If residents choose to use playground equipment, park benches or other outdoor items with touch surfaces, proper handwashing and/or use of hand sanitizer is strongly encouraged before and afterward.