Raccoon Refuse

814-528-7395 – Pick-up Problems
814-737-9067 – Billing, Payments, and Account Set-up (9:00AM – 5:00 PM)

Effective January 1, 2017, Raccoon Refuse will be the contracted garbage/recycling service for the Union City Borough.

Effective January 1, 2022:
Garbage rate is $55.50/quarter
For those 60 years and over, the garbage rate is $53.50/quarter

There is an individual bag service available for those who do not need weekly garbage collection. A sticker is placed on each bag of garbage. The stickers can be purchased at the City Building between 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The cost is 5 for $21.25.

If you would like to own a Toters, they are available for purchase. The cost is $60 and they will be delivered after payment is received.

Credit card payments are now being accepted at 814-737-9067 for a small fee.

To set up an account, make payments, or billing questions for garbage/recycling service call 814-737-9067. Any problems with garbage pick-up call 814-462-7164.

Residents of Union City – collection will be on Tuesday. Garbage/recyclables should be put out on Monday evening.

Residents who are paying for Quarterly service with Raccoon Refuse can put a maximum of 12 bags each week at the curb for pick-up along with one large item per week. There will be leaf pickup available in the fall.

Erie County E-Waste and Household Hazardous Waste

Erie County also offers drop off E-waste & household hazardous waste for a fee and E-Waste & Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be at 1624 Filmore Avenue in Erie, PA. This is open to Erie County residents only. A 20-cent per pound fee for e-waste and 35-cent per pound fee for household hazardous waste will be applied. Pre-Registration is required. To register, contact ECS&R toll-free at 866-815-0016 and inquire about County Sponsored Events.


For a complete list of acceptable items go to ErieCountyRecycling.com.