Garbage

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:
AshesStoneRugs
DirtBricksTires
Construction MaterialsApplicancesFurniture

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.

DateNeighborhood
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:
StoreAddress
Alan Grocery & Deli245 Coal Street
Anthracite Newstand1 East Market Street
Bedwick Pharmacy452 Hazle Street
C&A Mini Market362 Scott Street
CHY Express144 Academy Street
Save on Gas-CITGO94 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.
Hazle Mart532 Hazle Street
Leonard's Kielbasi94 Kado 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 3/30/18