1Thing: PRC Announces Final 3 Household Chemical Collection Events Of The Year

September 8, 2020
Photo Credit: PRC

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The Pennsylvania Resource Council (PRC) has announced the details for the final 3 household chemical collection events of the 2020 campaign.

At the events, residents can safely dispose of a variety of materials.

The events are as followed:

Saturday, September 19, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Allegheny County
South Park Wave Pool parking lot

Saturday, October 10, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Beaver County
Bradys Run Park Recycling Center

Saturday, October 31, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Allegheny County
North Park Wave Pool parking lot

There will be a $20 fee that will cover the cost of disposing up to 10 gallons/50 pounds of the following materials:

            Aerosol Cans

            Automotive Fluids

            Chemical Sets

            Gasoline and Kerosene

            Household Cleaners

            Mercury Thermometers

            Paint Products

            Pesticide/Garden Chemicals

            Photo Chemicals

            Pool Chemicals

Participants can also dispose of fire extinguishers for $12 and liquid mercury at $15 per pound.

Oversize loads will be charge by the discretion of the on-site staff.  

Due to COVID-19, participants must register online before the event, place all items in their car trunk/truck bed, wear a mask, remain in the vehicle, and bring exact change or checks made out to PRC.

To register in advance, click here.