WHEN: Saturdays 8 am – 1 pm on March 9, May 11, July 12, September 14, November 9

WHERE: City of Pittsburgh Environmental Services, 3001 Railroad Street, Pgh., PA 15201

NOTE:   MATERIAL DISPOSAL IS CHARGED BY ITEM TYPE ON A SLIDING SCALE:

$0.25/lb:  paints, antifreeze, used oil, other fuels
$1.25/lb: pesticides, poisons, household cleaners, asbestos, acids, aerosols, oxidizers, putty & adhesives, cosmetics
$2.95/lb: flammable and reactive solids, quarts of oil
Small propane tanks: <20lbs $4 each; >20lbs $14 each; fire extinguishers: $14 each
$35.00/lb: mercury-containing devices

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

PAYMENT:  Payment is accepted via cash, check or card.

SCHEDULE:

MARCH 9: REGISTER

 

All acceptable materials will be weighed, and fees assessed when material is dropped off. PRC reserves the right to refuse any material deemed unacceptable.  


Acceptable Materials

  • Aerosol cans
  • Automotive fluids (e.g., motor oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, kerosene, brake fluid)
  • Batteries
    • For battery safety and preparation information, click below!
  • Camp fuel/small propane bottles
  • Chemistry sets
  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs: bulbs only- we do not accept fluorescent tubes)
  • Electronic cigarettes
  • Gasoline and kerosene
  • Household cleaners (ammonia, drain openers, acid cleaners, oven cleaners)
  • Mercury thermometers
  • Paint products (latex, oil based, alkyd based, arts/crafts chemicals, rust preservatives, creosote, water sealers, paint thinners, furniture strippers)
  • Pesticides/garden (rodent killers, insecticides, weed killers, mothballs, fertilizer)
  • Photo & Pool chemicals
  • Smoke Detectors

We are NOT accepting pharmaceuticals or tires at these collections.   You may bring acceptable e-waste to this event.   Click here for details. 

If you have questions about any materials listed above, or not listed above, please email recyclepgh@prc.org or give us a call at 412-489-9299.

Procedures:

  • Please arrive on site at your allotted time.
  • Place materials to be recycled in trunk or truck bed if able
  • Payment is accepted via cash, check, debit, or credit card

If you are unable to attend your scheduled appointment, please email recyclepgh@prc.org, or call us at 412-489-9299.