Tourist Bureau

Tourist Bureau

The Armstrong County Tourist Bureau is a resource for anyone planning a visit to our region. Weather it be Hiking, Fishing, camping or busness related we have information for you.

Economic Develop.

Economic Development

The Armstrong County Department of Economic Development provides staff to the Armstrong County Industrial Development Council (IDC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development corporation.  By providing tools such as financing, site selection, workforce development assistance and more, the IDC's goals are to improve Armstrong County’s business environment through retention and expansion of existing businesses and attraction of new investment. Click here for more Information.

Conservation Dist.

Conservation District

The Armstrong Conservation District works to restore degraded watersheds, promote sustainable farms, healthy forests, and growing vibrant and sustainable communities. The District will work with many private and public partners for the betterment of our natural resources and the citizens of Armstrong County. The District provides technical, administrative, and financial support through many programs such as the dirt, gravel, low volume roads program; the agricultural lands preservation program; the erosion and sediment pollution control program; the watershed protection and restoration program; and many other outreach efforts of the District



The Armstrong County Jail, which opened in August of 2003, has a capacity of 158 inmates. The facility grants a safe environment to the Armstrong County community by providing the care and control of the jail's residents.


Belmont Complex

For over 50 years, the Belmont Complex has been a recreational facility that draws over 40,000 residents and visitors alike to the arena, pool and banquet facilities yearly.

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Jennifer Smith
Recycling Coordinator
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Phone: 724-543-2599 ext. 221
The Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County (PWAC) announced temporary schedule changes for its remote trailer recycling services. The measure will provide time off for its clients from June 27, 2018 through July 5, 2018. During that time, the recycling trailers will be temporarily relocated from all 11 remote drop-off sites to the the Armstrong Recycling Center at the Armsdale Complex, 139 Armsdale Road, Kittanning, PA  16201 (Rayburn Township).
Please note the following schedule:
     • June 27 - July 5: Recycling trailers at all 11 remote drop-off locations throughout         Armstrong County will be pulled from sites.
     • July 6: Recycling trailers will be returned to all sites.
Armstrong Recycling Center  
The Recycling Center, located on Route 85 east of Kittanning at the Armsdale Complex, opened in early spring 1995 as a joint effort between the County of Armstrong and the Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County.  Since the Center opened, over 20,830 tons of materials have been collected from individuals and businesses with the number continuing to grow daily. In addition to the Armstrong Recycling Center, interested individuals can also take their materials to one of the sites included in the Recycling Trailer Program or Circuit Rider Program.  
Recycling Center Hours     Recycling Center
Monday:  8 am - 4 pm
Tuesday:  8 am - 4 pm
Wednesday:  8 am - 4 pm
Thursday:  8 am - 4 pm
Friday:  8 am - 4 pm
Saturday:  Closed
Materials Collected:     
 •  #1 & #2 Plastic Bottles & Jugs
 •  Office Paper
 •  Corrugated Cardboard (Center Only)
 •  Newspaper
 •  Magazines
 •  Bi-metal Cans
 •  Aluminum Cans
 •  Clear, Green & Brown Glass Bottles and     Jars
 •  Used Motor Oil (Center Only)
Recycling Trailer Program Recycling Trailer     Recycling Trailer  
To provide convenience and flexibility to individuals interested in recycling, the Armstrong Recycling Center has placed recycling trailers at eleven locations throughout the county.  These trailers are available for use 24-hours per day seven days per week.  
Illegal dumping at Recycling Trailers  
It is never appropriate to leave garbage in or around the recycling trailers.  Recyclables outside the recycling trailer leave the area unsightly and put the site in danger of having to be removed.  If the recycling trailer is full, please take your materials home and contact the Armstrong Recycling Center to have the site serviced.
For a map of Recycling Sites, please click on the link below. 
Materials Collected:    
 •  #1 & #2 Plastic Bottles and Jugs
 •  Office Paper
 •  Newspaper
 •  Magazines
 •  Bi-metal Cans
 •  Aluminum Cans
 •  Clear, Green & Brown Glass Bottles and     Jars
Hard to Recycle Materials
Do you have items that are hard to recycle?  Each year, the County partners with different organizations to host special collection events in order to provide residents with an opportunity to dispose of hard to recycle items in an environmentally friendly manner.  
"Hard to Recycle" Day
In an effort to provide the public with an opportunity to recycle items such as tires and household appliances, Armstrong County teams up with the Progressive Workshop to hold "Hard to Recycle" events each year.  The most recent event was held on September 16, 2017.
Household Hazardous Waste Collections
In order to help residents properly dispose of items such as paints, thinners and household chemicals, Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events are held throughout Western Pennsylvania each year.  For more information please visit:
Electronics Recycling
Electronics are collected at the Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County at 1340 North Water Street, Kittanning, PA 16201.  For a list of hours and materials collected please click on the link below.
Progressive Workshop E-cycling
Recycling Education
To schedule a tour contact Matt Ardeno at 724-548-5664 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Local Recycling Programs
 As a service to its residents, Kittanning and Leechburg Boroughs offer a curbside recycling program for certain materials.  Additionally, Leechburg Borough is home to the Leechburg Recycling Center.  For information specific to each program, please contact them at the numbers below.


Kittanning Borough  Jim Mechling  724-543-2091
Leechburg Borough  Leechburg Recycling Center  724-845-9721