Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Reminder: PRC, Partners Hold Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events In Western PA Starting May 5

The PA Resources Council and its partners have scheduled seven Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events in Western Pennsylvania starting on May 5 with an event at North Park in Allegheny County.
The events will be held in Allegheny, Beaver, Cambria, Fayette and Washington counties to collect household chemical products like cleaners, paints, stains and varnishes, batteries, motor oil, pesticides and other products containing potentially hazardous chemicals.
The events will be held--
-- May 5: Allegheny County (North Park) from 9:00 to 1:00 at the swimming pool parking lot;
-- May 19: Cambria County (Concurrent Technologies Corporation);
-- June 23: Fayette County (Fairgrounds);
-- July 21: Washington County (Wild Things Park);
-- August 18: Allegheny County (Boyce Park);
-- September 22: Allegheny County (South Park); and
-- October 13: Beaver County (Bradys Run Park).
The cost to safely dispose of materials at all collection locations will be $3/gallon, cash only.
The 2018 household chemical collection campaign is a project of the Pennsylvania Resources Council in conjunction with Allegheny County Health Department, Allegheny County Parks Department, Beaver County Commissioners, Cambria County Solid Waste Authority, Fayette County Commissioners, Washington County, AAA East Central, Colcom Foundation, UPMC, LANXESS, NOVA Chemicals, PA American Water, Department of Environmental Protection, Concurrent Technologies Corporation, Washington County Family Entertainment and NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.
For more information and a complete list of items accepted, visit PRC’s Household Chemical Collection Events webpage or call 412-488-7452.
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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