Pennsylvania Resource Council To Hold Collection Events For Chemicals, Hard-To-Recycle Materials In 2017

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Resource Council (PRC) has announced their plans to hold multiple recycling collection events throughout the Pittsburgh region this year for both household chemicals and what are considered hard-to-recycle items.

For more information the collections and associated costs, click here to visit prc.org.

According to the PRC website, chemicals can include household cleaners, automotive fluids, paints and more. Items that would fall into the hard-to-recycle category include computers and cell phones, which are considered to be e-waste (electronic waste), as well as batteries, tires, and more.

2017 Household Chemical Collections
5/6 – North Park (Allegheny County)
5/20 – Concurrent Technologies Corporation ETF Facility (Cambria County)
7/22 – Wild Things Park (Washington County)
7/19 – Boyce Park (Allegheny County)
9/16 – South Park (Allegheny County)
10/14 – Bradys Run Park (Beaver County)

2017 Hard-To-Recycle Collections
5/13 – Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills (Allegheny County)
6/24 – Quaker Valley High School (Allegheny County)
7/29 – La Roche College (Allegheny County)
8/12 – Century III Mall (Allegheny County)
10/7 – Settlers Cabin Park (Allegheny County)

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