E-Waste Recycling Milestone

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on May 4, 2017

PRC will host the first of its five 2017 HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTION EVENTS on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer Township.

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, printer, alkaline batteries, CDs/DVDs/floppy discs, fluorescent tubes, small Freon appliances, stereo speakers, tires (with and without rims) and VHS tapes.

For complete collection event information – including a list of items accepted and associated costs – click here or call PRC at 412-488-7490 ext. 103.


2017 MARKS 15th YEAR PRC IS HOSTING HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTION EVENTS

Since launching the program in 2003, PRC and its partners have collected more than 2 million pounds of e-waste and 10,000 tires from 23,500 participants.


2017 PRC HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTION SCHEDULE

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, printer, alkaline batteries, CDs/DVDs/floppy discs, fluorescent tubes, small Freon appliances, stereo speakers, tires (with and without rims) and VHS tapes.

All events take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

For complete collection event information, visit click here or call PRC at 412-488-7490 ext. 103.

PRC’s 2017 schedule of hard-to-recycle collection events is sponsored by Allegheny County Health Department, Colcom Foundation, Duquesne Light Watt Choices, LANXESS Corporation, NewsRadio 1020 KDKA, NOVA Chemicals and UPMC in partnership with Appliance Warehouse, eLoop llc and Liberty Tire.