recycling events

RECYCLING EVENTS The state prohibits putting electronic items out for curbside pickup. So on Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., help minimize the amount of toxic material otherwise designated for landfills by bringing unwanted electronic items to the Mt. Lebanon Public Works Facility, 1250 Lindendale Drive, to be properly recycled. Keyboards, printers and other devices that connect to computers or TVs are acceptable. Also cell phones. There is no cost. Same time and place, but on June 28, bring confidential papers and documents to to be shredded. First box free; additional boxes $5 each. Pay with cash or check. Staples, paper clips and plastic binders do not need to be removed.

Woody waste curbside pickup is Saturday, June 14. Pickup is free, but residents must call 412-343-3403 no later than 4:30 on Thursday, June 12 to register. Place materials at the curb before 7 a.m. on June 14. Remove dirt and debris from the shrub roots. Gather small branches into loose piles less than 24 inches in diameter and 48 inches in length. Tree limbs should be six feet or smaller and not more than six inches in diameter. All of the material placed for collection should not exceed more than can be placed into a pickup truck.