Fall Collection Events

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on September 22, 2017

Time is running out to responsibly recycle your unwanted household chemicals, hard-to-recycle, pharmaceuticals, and gently used household times at PRC’s remaining 2017 collection events! October marks the end of our 15th season of providing responsible disposal options for household chemicals (including automotive fluids, household cleaners, paints, and pesticides and hard-to-recycle items (including electronics, televisions, tires, and batteries).


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.

  • Saturday, October 14, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Bradys Run Park in Beaver 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.

  • Saturday, October 7, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Settlers Cabin Park in Robinson Township, Allegheny County



Individuals can drop off items for reuse including medical equipment, clothing, animal supplies, kitchen items, furniture and more. The 7th annual ReuseFest supports Western Pennsylvania non-profits.

  • Saturday, September 30, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Lawrence County Fair Grounds in New Castle, PA.

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


PRC is partnering with PA American Water and the national Drug Enforcement Agency to host three sites for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day! Individuals can drop of unwanted and expired medications, both prescription and over-the-counter, free of charge.

For a complete list of accepted materials and event information click here, or call PRC at 412-488-7452. (Additional drop off locations are available throughout Pennsylvania. Visit the DEA website for access to a complete listing of registered drop-off locations.