By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pennsylvania Resources Council is hosting a household chemical collection event this weekend.

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The event gives people the opportunity to throw out common chemicals like cleaners, paints, stains and varnishes, batteries, motor oil and pesticides. It’ll take place Saturday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the North Park Swimming Pool parking lot.

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The PRC is holding these events in different locations throughout the state until October.

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Pre-registration is required ahead of time. You can register and learn more here.