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Hard to Recycle event at the Mall at Robinson

 

July 22, 2008



Pennsylvania Resources Council is partnering with the Allegheny County Health Department, the Mall at Robinson for a Hard to Recycle Event.

The recycling event will take place on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mall at Robinson.

Materials accepted and the fees charged to recycle the item include:

• Freon and non-Freon appliances (refrigerators, air conditioners, washers, dryers, etc.) $5 per appliance

• Tires (only accepting those without rims) $2 per tire

E- Waste:

• Desktop and laptop computers $5

• Monitors $8

• Combination of PC, monitor, keyboard and mouse $12

• Mixed wire/cable/mice/keyboards $1

• Printers/scanners/fax/UPS $5

• VHS / DVD / stereos / phones $2

• Cell phones free of charge

• Ink and toner cartridges free of charge

Televisions:

• TV under 19" $15

• TV 20" - 29" $25

• TV 30" - 39" $35

• TV 40" or greater $50

Call 412-488-7490 ext. 236 or check out http://www.prc.org for more information the events.

Volunteers are needed between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. to help set up and cleanup, unload cars, take money, and direct traffic. Volunteers will be provided with lunch and refreshments.

All volunteers will also receive a coupon for one free hour of kayaking from Kayak Pittsburgh.

Those interested in volunteering or have questions should call Sarah at 412-431-4449 ext. 236 or email at saraha@ccicenter.org.

There will also be another Hard to Recycle event held on Saturday, Sept. 20 at North Park.

 

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