E-Waste Collection April 21, no disposal fee for many items

If you need to dispose of any electronic items that have gone kaput, there’s an upcoming date you’ll want to note.  The Pennsylvania Resource Council‘s project Zero Waste Pittsburgh will be holding an e-waste collection in South Park on Saturday, April 21, from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

These materials are collected free of charge:  Televisions and monitors; CPU towers and laptops; mice and keyboards,;UPS servers and routers; web cameras, hubs, and external drives; VCR/DVD players, stereos, and cable boxes; TiVo, large speakers, DVR’s, and paper shredders; small appliances like toasters and microwaves; compact fluroescent bulbs (CFLs); cell phones; home phones and modems; and ink and toner cartridges.

There is a small charge for batteries, floppy discs; VHS and cassette tapes, fluorescent tubes, and small freon containing appliances.  Certified document destruction is also available.  Click here for the full list of items they take, and any fees.

The collection is in South Park VIP parking lot, on Corrigan Drive, Bethel Park, PA 15102.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please visit PRC’s Zero Waste Pittsburgh website at http://www.zerowastepgh.org/ZW-PRC-hardtorecycle.html or contact Sarah Alessio Shea at 412-488-7490 ext. 236 or saraha@ccicenter.org.