Thursday, September 28, 2017

PA Resources Council Holds Last 5 Special Collection Events In Allegheny, Beaver Counties

The PA Resources Councils holds the final 5 household chemical, e-waste, hard-to-recycle and drug take back collection events in Allegheny and Beaver Counties in October.  They will be held—
-- October 7: Hard-To-Recycle Event: Settlers Cabin Park Wave Pool parking lot, Allegheny County, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Individuals can dispose of cell/home phones, CFL bulbs, computer towers and peripheral equipment (keyboards, laptops, mice, UPS/servers, Zip drives, etc.), expanded polystyrene packaging material, microwave ovens, stereo equipment and video game consoles/DVD players at no cost.
Participants will pay a fee to drop off televisions, computer monitors, printers, alkaline batteries, CDs/DVDs/floppy discs, fluorescent tubes, small Freon appliances, stereo speakers, tires (with and without rims) and VHS tapes.
-- October 14: Household Chemical Collection Event: Bradys Run Park Recycling Center, Beaver County, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Individuals can drop off automotive fluids, household cleaners, pesticides, paints and other household chemicals for a cost of $3/gallon, some exceptions apply (cash only).
-- October 28: National Drug Take Back Events at 3 locations in Allegheny County: Green Tree Borough Building, 10 W. Manilla Ave., Green Tree; Medical Rescue Team South, 315 Cypress Way, Mt. Lebanon; The Mall at Robinson, Sears parking lot, 100 Robinson Centre Dr., Robinson all from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
PRC is partnering with PA American Water to host three drop-off collection events in Allegheny County.
Nationwide, thousands of collection sites will enable patients, caregivers and pet owners to properly dispose of unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications at no cost.  
For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the PA Resources Council website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates, follow PRC on Twitter or Like them on Facebook.  Click Here for PRC’s Events Calendar.  Click Here to support their work.
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