Monday, September 16, 2019

Last PA Resources Council Hard-To-Recycle, Household Chemical, National Drug Take-Back Day Events In October In Western PA

In October, the PA Resources Council and its partners will host the final collection events of the year in Western Pennsylvania to accept household chemicals, electronics waste, hard-to-recycle materials and prescription medications.
Hard-To-Recycle Collection
The last Hard-To-Recycle Collection event of the year will be held October 3 at Settlers Cabin Park Wave Pool parking lot in 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/VHS/floppy discs, fluorescent tubes, small Freon appliances, stereo speakers and tires (with and without rims).
Household Chemical Collection
The final Household Chemical Collection event will be held October 12 at Bradys Run Park Recycling Center in 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).
National Drug Take-Back Day
On October 26, in conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration National Drug Take-Back Day, PRC will partner with PA American Water to host three drop-off collection events in Allegheny County from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.--
-- Green Tree Borough Building, 10 W. Manilla Ave.
-- Mt. Lebanon, Medical Rescue Team South, 315 Cypress Way
-- Robinson, The Mall at Robinson (parking lot near Dick’s Sporting Goods), 100 Robinson Centre Dr.
The collection sites will enable patients, caregivers and pet owners to properly dispose of unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter medications at no cost.  
Click Here for Drug Take-Back Day collection events and locations in other parts of Pennsylvania.
All events are held rain or shine.  For complete collection event information, visit PRC’s Collection Events webpage or call PRC at 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 FacebookClick Here for PRC’s Events Calendar.  Click Here to support their work.
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