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The Pennsylvania Resource Council’s 2015 Household Chemical Collections

The Pennsylvania Resource Council is helping you clean up your “household hazardous waste.” The first one is on May 2nd at the North Park Boathouse.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/24/2015

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What Happens When We Don’t Go Green

From numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.

04/09/2015

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Top 5 Earth Day Resolutions

Who says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.

04/08/2015

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Pennsylvania Resources Council Announces 2015 Collection Events

Do you have any old electronics or chemicals laying around that you don’t know how to get rid of?

04/07/2015

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Allegheny County’s Tree Recycling Program

Don’t know what to do with your Christmas tree now that the holiday is over?

12/26/2014

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Pittsburgh Public Schools’ Recycling Called “Spotty At Best”

Last year, we found that Pittsburgh Public Schools like Minadeo in Squirrel Hill did not recycle, and that cardboard, bottles and cans – that were actually sorted inside the school – were being thrown in the dumpsters outside and hauled away to landfills with the general trash.

06/07/2014

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Goodwill Set To Stop Accepting Donations Of TVs

Flat screen televisions are big selling items these days — especially as the prices become more reasonable — but getting rid of your old television set is becoming much more of a challenge.

07/09/2013

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KD Investigation Gets Action: School Recycling

The Pittsburgh Public School District generates thousands of tons of recyclable waste every year, but environmentalist David Hughes suspects only a small portion of that actually gets recycled.

06/25/2013

No Crayon Left Behind

Old Crayons Find New Life

No Crayon Left Behind is a non-profit group started by Emily Skopov, a mother of two young children.  Her organization collects crayons that have been briefly used by customers of Pittsburgh-area restaurants.  Crayons that have […]

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/10/2012

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Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Find locations to recycle your Christmas tree!

01/05/2012

Freon Appliance Pick Up & Recycling Campaign

Warmer weather means many people are turning up the air conditioning. However, if you buy a new one, you have to get rid of the old one.

06/01/2011

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Public Works Announces Locations To Recycle Christmas Trees

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh’s Department of Public Works has announced four drop-off locations for residents who want to recycle their Christmas trees. They will be collecting the trees from Jan. 3-29, Monday through Saturday from […]

01/04/2011