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Posted on: September 7, 2021

[ARCHIVED] PRC's Traveling Glass Recycling Bin

multi colored glass bottles standing together with a white background

The Traveling Glass Recycling Bin will be at Sewickley Riverfront Park (357 Chadwick Street) from Saturday, September 25 - Thursday, September 30 - 7 a.m. - sundown daily.  This event is sponsored by The Quaker Valley Council of Governments, the Borough of Sewickley, Owens-Illinois, Inc., and CAP Glass.  Please click here for more information.

What to expect:

The event is contact free and self-serve.  Volunteers and staff will NOT be available to deposit your glass for you.  Anticipate having to deposit containers into the bin yourself (about 4 feet off the ground).

  • All colors of glass bottles, jars and jugs ONLY are accepted
  • Caps, lids and labels are acceptable
  • Empty all containers
  • Any boxes bags, etc. that were used to carry the glass must be taken off site for disposal.  Please take your containers or bags home for disposal or reuse.
  • PRC will monitor sites remotely at all times and will make regular maintenance visits throughout the week.

The following items are NOT acceptable:

  • Cut glass
  • Glass bakeware
  • Mirrors
  • Porcelain and ceramic
  • Stemware
  • Light bulbs
  • TVs
  • Window glass
  • All other materials including recyclables

Feel good about recycling properly because glass from separated collections will be back on your store shelves in just a few months!

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