2017 Collection Events!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on March 2, 2017

Mark your 2017 calendar now for dates to drop off a wide variety of materials – ranging from computers and household chemicals to usable building materials and unwanted medications – at upcoming collections sponsored by PRC and its partners.

PRC provides Pennsylvania residents with options to conveniently and cost-effectively dispose of a wide variety of materials throughout the spring, summer, and fall of 2017.


LAUNCH Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at North Park Swimming Pool parking lot, Allegheny County

Individuals can drop off automotive fluids, household cleaners, pesticides, paints and other household chemicals for a cost of $3/gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only.

2017 household chemical collection schedule:

  • May 6 (North Park, Allegheny County)
  • May 20 (Concurrent Technologies Corporation ETF Facility, Johnstown, Cambria County)
  • July 22 (Wild Things Park, Washington County)
  • August 19 (Boyce Park, Allegheny County)
  • September 16 (South Park, Allegheny County)
  • October 14 (Bradys Run Park, Beaver County)


LAUNCH Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer Township, Allegheny County

Individuals can drop off “e-waste” such as computers, cell phones, printer/toner cartridges, CFLs and expandable polystyrene packaging material at no cost.

For a fee, individuals can drop off alkaline batteries, televisions, computer monitors, fluorescent tubes, small Freon appliances and tires.

2017 hard-to-recycle collection schedule:

  • May 13 (Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer Township, Allegheny County)
  • June 24 (Quaker Valley High School, Leetsdale, Allegheny County)
  • July 29 (La Roche College, Allegheny County)
  • August 12 (Century III Mall, West Mifflin, Allegheny County)
  • October 7 (Settlers Cabin Park, Robinson Township, Allegheny County)


Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at numerous locations throughout southwestern Pennsylvania (including many municipal buildings and police departments)

Individuals can drop off unwanted and expired prescription and over-the-counter medications at no cost during U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s nationwide DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY.


Saturday, April 22, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in UPMC Passavant’s Green Lot

Individuals can drop off items for reuse including medical equipment, usable building materials, clothing, furniture and more. The 6th annual ReuseFest supports local non-profits.

For complete collection event information, click here or call PRC at 412-488-7452.