Garbage/Recycling Collection


Due to the Covid-19 advisories and best practices laid out by the CDC, and our government, Moscow Borough is suspending all recycling pick-up until further notice. The drop-off area behind the Borough Building remains closed. PLEASE DO NOT  leave any recycling at the Borough Building.

If you would like to be notified of future notifications such as this, please provide the Borough Office with an email address if you haven't already done so.

We will announce when recycling will resume within the Borough.
We urge all to heed the STAY AT HOME directive and stay safe.


LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – The Lackawanna Recycling

Center will no longer accept certain recyclables during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Starting March 30, municipalities that take commingled recyclable items such as jars, bottles and cans will no longer be picked up. The measure is due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The policy will be in effect until further notice. The center, however, will still take newspapers and cardboard.

“The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is asking residents to, if possible, store only clean commingled items until the health crisis subsides and services can be resorted to normal. If this is not possible, residents can put the items in with their normal, weekly household trash collection.”

Normal recycling is expected to resume once the health issue is deemed to be over.



Garbage collection in the Borough of Moscow is the responsibility of the individual property owners. There are several different independent haulers which service the Borough, two being County Waste (570.382.3127) and Waste Management (570.344.7812). These two companies also pick up recycling curbside for a fee.


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