By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The City of Pittsburgh gave residents a chance to rid themselves of those hard to recycle items on Saturday.READ MORE: Take Action Mon Valley Demands Answers After 2 Incidents Involving Police Officers In Homestead
Things such as light bulbs, batteries, and household chemicals were collected by the city.
Two more events collecting hard to recycle items will be held. One on the East End on October 24 and another on November 7 on the South Side.READ MORE: Haiti Gang That Kidnapped U.S. Missionaries Seeks $1 Million Ransom Per Person
Meanwhile, in North Park, people were able to donate unwanted items so they could find a new home.
“ReUse Fest” happens every year and gathers donations for several different non-profit groups at a single location.MORE NEWS: Pitt Faculty Members Vote To Unionize, Forming One Of The Largest New Unions In U.S.
“Not only are we trying to promote reuse, but we’re also trying to provide some of these great, local non-profits support for their missions that they carry out day in and day out,” said Sarah Shea of the Pennsylvania Resources Council.