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Recycling event will take old televisions, electronics for free in Hilltop neighborhoods


On June 11, The Clean Pittsburgh Commission (CPC), with the support of the Pennsylvania Resources Council and the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works will be holding a special one-day Recycling Collection event for the residents Allentown, Knoxville and Beltzhoover.

The event will take place at the old Knoxville Elementary School parking lot at the intersection of Grimes Avenue and Charles Street in Knoxville.

Residents from these three neighborhoods can bring the following items for recycling from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 11: Televisions; Computers, monitors, printers, mice and keyboards and more; Passenger tires off rims; Freon and non-Freon containing appliances.

For those residents unable to drive materials to the Knoxville Elementary School, the CPC will be able to provide a curbside pickup on a first come basis through a partnership with the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works. For more information or to volunteer contact 412-773-7156.

This is part of the CPC’s Neighborhood of Focus Initiative that aims to tackle litter, illegal dumping and other quality of life issues on a neighborhood basis. The CPC was established in August 2005 through legislation introduced to City Council.

The commission’s mission is to work to improve the environmental quality of life of Pittsburgh residents through litter and illegal dumping prevention, clean-up and enforcement. For more information about the CPC, visit or email


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