Additional Information for 2013
Thank you to our customers throughout our seven County Service areas which covers, Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Huntingdon, Somerset, Allegany and Mineral for your past, new, and continued patronage.
BEDFORD COUNTY Have trash out by 3:00am. There is a (6) six bag weekly limit. Our recycling program began 02/01/08 and was made available in most areas. If you would like to verify your area please, call 814-624-2477 ext 2201 for Laura. There is NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE FOR THIS SERVICE AND IS ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS. For information on, BUY-A-BAG TRASH PROGRAM, call Laura for more information and rates.
BLAIR COUNTY Have trash out curbside by 5:00am on your scheduled pick up day. The bag limit is (6) six per week. Please refer to the back of this letter for your 2013 weekly recycling schedule. For information on "The Self-Serve Trash Bag Program," call 943-8975 ext 2301 or 2305 to discuss.
HUNTINGDON COUNTY Have trash out by 4:00am. There is a (6) six bag weekly limit. We can provide a BUY-A-BAG TRASH PROGRAM. For information call 814-943-8975 ext 2301.
EXTRA BAGS OR LARGE ITEMS: You must call our office 48 hours prior to your pick up day to have this scheduled. If it is not scheduled, the truck WILL NOT take the item(s). There may be an extra charge for such requests and, if so, the charge(s) can be added to your account as long as it is not past due and open at least 6 months.
HOLIDAY COLLECTION: We observe and are closed on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas. If your actual pick up day falls on one of these Holidays your trash/recycling will be picked up the next day. This may or may not affect the rest of the week's pick up.
TEMPORARY CANCELLATIONS: Account must be closed at least (3) three months or more to receive any account adjustment. WE DO NOT GIVE CREDIT FOR WEEKLY CANCELS OR MISSED TRASH. IF MISSED, WE WILL SEND A TRUCK BACK TO PICK UP.
YARD WASTE: We are not a licensed Compost Facility and are NOT permitted to accept grass clippings, shrubbery, trees, etc., at our Altoona Facility. Contact #814-696-4620 for the Solid Waste Office. They handle the Compost Site. We also CAN NOT pick up or accept liquid paint.
ALTOONA FACILITY: At this site, we offer a self-serve recycling drop off area open Monday thru Friday 7:00am to 3:00pm and Saturday 6:00am to 11:30am. Accepted items are plastic bottles and jugs, clear, green, and brown glass bottles & jars, (lids removed), steel & aluminum cans, newspaper, corrugated cardboard, office paper, junk mail and magazines. We also can accept old car batteries, used motor oil and antifreeze, as long as they are in separate containers and these are at No Charge. Tires, refrigerators, freezers, and E-Waste like, T.V.'s and computer equipment can be accepted at our Altoona facility for a fee. For prices please call 814-943-8975 ext 2320 or 2305.
TRASH TRANSFER STATION: BCRRF is located at our Altoona Facility. This enables the homeowner to dispose of household debris or home repair materials at a cost per ton with a minimum charge, call ext 2320 for rates. Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday 7:00am to 3:00pm and Saturday 6:00am to 11:30am and closed on Sunday. BCRRF accepts, cash, money order, MasterCard and Visa, and Discover Card.
DOCUMENT DESTRUCTION: Available both on & off a site of confidential documents either on a regular, on-call, or a one-time pick up. We are member of NAID. We also have a TIRE SHREDDING service. For rates and procedures call Andy Biddle at 814-943-8975 at ext 2311.
PAYMENT OPTIONS: We accept cash, money order, check, MasterCard and Visa and Discover credit cards. Finance charge is assessed on past due accounts. You can now pay On-Line at burgmeiers.com. If you need assistance call 814-943-8975 ext 2305. A $30.00 charge will be added to any check returned for non-sufficient funds. To make payment arrangements for a past due account call 814-624-2477 ext 2202 for Stephanie.
Any of the above services may be changed without notice. Please contact our office for current rates. If at anytime you have a question or concern please call and one of our customer service representatives will be happy to assist you.
As always, we thank you for your patronage.
David M. Burgmeier, President And Staff