QVCOG Recycling Day

Event Date: Sat, 2015-05-02

The Quaker Valley Council of Governments (COG) and its member municipalities will sponsor a Recycling Day on Saturday, May 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Avalon Borough will host the event at the parking lot of the Avalon swimming pool on New Brighton Road across from the intersection of Frederick Street and New Brighton Road.

Only residents of Aleppo, Avalon, Bell Acres, Bellevue, Ben Avon, Edgeworth, Emsworth, Glen Osborne, Glenfield, Haysville, Kilbuck Township, Leet, Leetsdale and Sewickley may participate. Identification is required. Cash only. No commercial businesses will be permitted to participate.

The following items will be accepted: oil (brought in some type of container); lead/acid batteries from cars, motorcycles and boats, passenger and light truck tires, no rims, no large truck tires or off-the-road tires; $3. fee per tire.

Latex and oil-based paint only at the following fees; $1 per can smaller than a gallon, $2 per gallon can, $1 per aerosol can and $5 per five gallon bucket.

TVs (LCD, LED or flat screens only; CRT @ $10; no console TVs), computers and electronic related items; Desktop and notebook PCs and servers, tablets, printers, computer speakers, mice, keyboards, scanners, digital cameras, toner and ink jet cartridges, external devices (CD/DVD burners, PDAs, video games consoles, electronic cables, UPS, cell phones and telephones, curling irons, stereo equipment (including car stereos), large stereo speakers, VCRs, small appliances such as can openers, mixers, toasters and blenders; hard drives.

For microwaves, vacuum cleaners and large stereo speakers, the fee is $10 per item.

For freon appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, wine or water coolers, the fee is $15 per item.

The fee is $50 per item for large fax machines and copy machines.

Document shredding: $5 per box of documents with dimensions of 18”x10”x11” or smaller.

Call Hi-Tech Recyclers, LLC with any computer and electronic related questions, (412)731-5805.

Quaker Valley COG reserves the right to refuse any items considered unacceptable. Residents with questions concerning Recycling Day should contact John Jakiela at Quaker Valley COG, (412)766-7458.