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Hard-to-recycle items such as cellular phones, computer monitors and tires will be collected during a recycling event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in Renziehausen Park.
The event, organized by McKeesport Mayor Michael Cherepko and city officials, is open to all residents of the McKeesport Area School District, including Dravosburg, South Versailles Twp., Versailles and White Oak, a spokeswoman said.
"Respect Our City, Respect Our Earth" is being supported in part by the Angora Gardens Junior Gardeners, the McKeesport Lions Club and the school district.
Items that will be accepted include:
TVs and computer monitors: One free drop-off per city household, and $5 donation for each additional TV for city residents. For non-city residents, a $5 donation will be requested for each TV.
Tires (no rims): $3 for standard car tires, $5 for oversized truck tires
Cellular phones, computer keyboards, monitors, DVD players, VCRs, radios and eyeglasses also will be accepted.
All donations will be used to offset the cost of recycling the items, the spokeswoman said. Any money left over will support the McKeesport Lions Club, Angora Gardens Junior Gardeners and participating student clubs at McKeesport Area High School.
For more information, call (412) 675-5020, extension 605.
Originally published April 19, 2018.