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The City of Erie is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide professional services for the completion of a Background Analysis for the City’s Comprehensive Plan. 


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City of Erie Compost Collection
Begins Sunday, March 24, 2013
  • Pickup is every week on your regular collection night.
  • Compost material includes: grass, leaves, hedge trimmings, garden clipping, etc.
  • Place compostable material in hard containers with handles (50 lb. limit).
  • DO NOT use cardboard boxes or bags.
  • DO NOT dispose of compost in garbage.
City of Erie Annual Single Large Item Collection Program
Sunday, April 7, 2013 thru Thursday, May 2, 2013

City residents can place (1) one large item per week curbside on their normal refuse night.
  • The program is limited to household trash.  Examples are: a couch, a chair, a lamp, a dresser, a broken television, etc.
  • As of Jan 24, 2013, Covered Electronic Devices are no longer allowed to be disposed of with regular household trash according to PA Act 108.
  • Covered Electric Devices NOT accepted: TV, desktop & laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals (keyboard, mouse, printer & speakers), e-readers.  These items must be recycled at  Electronics & Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events or at participating retailers (visit eriecountyrecycling.com for more details)
  • Other items not accepted: large appliances such as washers, dryers, stoves, refrigerators, hot water tanks, air conditioners, automotive batteries, tires, paint cans, oil cans or any other hazardous fluid containers or construction material of any kind
  • All other Refuse & Recycling guidelines remain the same.  Normal household refuse, exclusive of the one large item, must be in bags or containers as presently required.
City of Erie Tire Recycling Collection Day
Saturday, May 4, 2013 City Municipal Garage Complex 1926 Holland Street
  • 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM  (or until trailers are full)
  • (6) Six tires per address Resident – Photo ID required.
  • Passenger vehicle/light truck tires only.
  • No rims.
Call 870-1450 for more information

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