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Recycling event planned for Saturday in Lower Burrell

November 20, 2018

Lower Burrell will hold a recycling collection event for residents on Saturday .

The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the municipal building, 2800 Bethel St.

Registration is required and can be done by phone at 866-815-0016 or online at http://www.ecsr.net/recycling-events/.

Fees have been set for the following items:Household hazardous waste: $1.45 per poundUniversal waste such as light bulbs and batteries: $1.35 per poundSmall/large propane tanks: $8 eachSmall Freon containing devices: 62 cents per poundAll tube televisions and monitors: 60 cents per poundAll non tube devices and other electronics: 40 cents per poundMercury containing devices: $6.70 per pound

Residents are allowed to bring any electronics that contain a screen, cord or circuit board; propane tanks; oil-based and latex paints; light bulbs; batteries; fluorescent lamps; household cleaners; aerosols; flammable liquids; stains, finishes and sealers; fertilizers; pool chemicals; antifreeze; waste oils, motor oil and fuel additives; putties, glues and adhesives; and pesticides, repellants, bug spray and rat poison.

Residents should not bring explosives, radioactive material, elemental mercury, ammunition, medical waste, large appliances, tires, fire extinguishers, smoke detectors, syringes or compressed gas.

The event is being held in conjunction with recycling company ECS&R.

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