Disposing of E-Waste and Other Materials
Unfortunately, how to dispose of items such as old televisions, computer towers and monitors, tires, batteries, and paint containers has become quite a dilemma! There are many organizations and events that are engineered to dispose of items such as these. Organizations that are not affiliated with Edgeworth Borough but may be of service to you can be found below:
- The Pennsylvania Resources Council will be hosting an event on Saturday May 5, 2018 from 9 am – 1 pm at North Park. Items such as automotive fluids, batteries, paint products, and pool chemicals will be accepted. Electronic devices such as televisions will not be accepted. Further information including fees and prohibited items can be found here.
- The Quaker Valley Council of Governments will be hosting a hard to recycle event on June 30, 2018 at the Quaker Valley High School. This event is a great opportunity for residents to dispose of items such as old television sets, computer monitors, car tires, and much more! Further information including fees and excluded items can be found here.
- eLoop is an organization located in Export, PA. Please visit http://eloopllc.com/services/accepted-items/ to see what items are accepted. Call 1-877-801-6057 for the product fee structure and further information.
- The Pennsylvania Resources Council specializes in E-Recycling events in Partnership with eLoop throughout Western Pennsylvania. Currently there are two events scheduled for 2017 with more dates soon to be added. Visit http://prc.org/programs/collection-events/hard-recycle-collections/west/ to learn where and when these events will take place.
- Environmental Coordination Services & Recycling is located in Evans City, PA. This organization’s “Point and Pack” program will allow you to schedule a pickup date and time where they will come to your home and pick up household electronics and chemicals that may be too heavy or complicated to dispose of yourself. Please visit www.ecsr.net or call 724-432-3278 for information and cost estimates.
- 1-800-GOT-JUNK! Please visit www.1800gotjunk.com or call for information and fees.
- Evolution E-Cycling is a Pennsylvania based electronics recycling organization that specializes in commercial disposal of household electronics. Visit http://www.evolutionecycling.com/services/electronics-recycling for further pricing information.