All garbage is to be placed in City of Wilkes-Barre blue plastic garbage bags.
W-B Blue Garbage Bag

Garbage placed in any other bags or containers will NOT be collected.

The following items will NOT be collected:
Construction MaterialsAppliancesFurniture

Garbage Collection Schedule

All garbage is to be placed at the curb at 7:00 AM on your scheduled day. If you do not know which neighborhood you live in, please use the collection schedule map to determine your pickup day.

MondayDowntown, South Wilkes-Barre 1
TuesdayNorth End, Heights, Brookside
WednesdayMayflower, Rolling Mill Hill, Iron Triangle, Goose Island
ThursdaySouth Wilkes-Barre 2
FridayEast End, Parsons, Miners Mills

Holiday Collection Info

City observed holidays, will modify the collection schedule. Please refer to the city calendar for holiday pickup information.

City of Wilkes-Barre Blue Garbage Bags

Bag SizeWeight LimitPrice per 5-Pack of Bags (as of 3/30/18) 
Small15 pounds$9.25 ($1.85/bag)bag
Large30 pounds$13.00 ($2.60/bag)
City of Wilkes-Barre blue garbage bags can be purchased at the following locations:
4K Beer & Deli754 South Main Street
Alan Grocery & Deli245 Coal Street
Anthracite Newstand1 East Market Street
Bedwick Pharmacy452 Hazle Street
C&A Mini Market362 Scott Street
CHY Express144 Academy Street
CITGO Gas Station94 South Pennsylvania Avenue
Convenience Corner395 South Main Street
CVS351 South Main Street
Franks News-Amber Lane145 Amber Lane
Franks News-Public Square37 Public Square
Gerrity's Supermarket2280 Sans Souci Highway, Hanover Twp.
Harry's Market 645 Hazle Street
Hazle Mart532 Hazle Street
Jassany Deli811 Scott Street
Leonard's Kielbasi94 Kado Street
Medicine Shoppe100 Hazle Street
Memorial Food Mart400 Market Street, Kingston
Pantry Quik-Carey Ave161 Carey Avenue
Pantry Quik-Lee Park2 Lee Park Avenue
Paris Mart465 Hazle Street
Peters Deli198 North Main Street
Price Chopper245 Wilkes-Barre Township Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township
Price Chopper180 Narrows Shopping Center, Edwardsville
Quick Foodmart544 North Main Street
Quick Stop9 Spring Street
Rite Aid-E.Northampton155 East Northampton Street
Rite Aid-Public Square33 Public Square
Schiels Family Market-George Ave.7 George Avenue
Schiels Family Market-Hanover St.30 Hanover Street
Turkey HillAll Wilkes-Barre Locations
United Mart One322 Carey Avenue
Wal-Mart2150 Wilkes-Barre Township Marketplace, Wilkes-Barre Township
Wegmans220 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township
Wilkes-Barre Poultry466 North Main Street
Store list current as of 2/14/19