Don’t throw them out: Here’s what you can do with election signs in Pittsburgh

Don’t throw them out: Here’s what you can do with election signs in Pittsburgh
FILE PHOTO: A man shot three people Saturday night who he thought were stealing a campaign signs supporting President Donald Trump, police said. (Rebecca Blackwell/AP)

PITTSBURGH — With the campaigning part of the election over, what do you do with your election signs? Don’t toss them out; they can be recycled in Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Public Works and the Clean Pittsburgh Commission are offering the opportunity for residents to recycle their campaign yard signs after the election.

Drop offs will Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. – 2 p.m. and will run from Nov. 4 through Dec. 4.

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According to Channel 11 News' exchange partners at TribLIVE, both the plastic film and the metal stands are recyclable. You should separate the plastic and metal before dropping the material off at one of three Department of Public Works Divisions locations.

East End Drop-Off Center

2nd Division of Public Works

6814 Hamilton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15208

412-665-3609

Hazelwood Drop-Off Center 3rd Division of Public Works 40 Melanchton St., Pittsburgh, PA 15207

412-422-6524

West End Drop-Off Center

5th Division of Public Works

1330 Hassler St., Pittsburgh, PA 15220

412-937-3054

Residents can visit https://pittsburghpa.gov/dpw/yard-sign-recycling for more information.

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