Recycling

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New Recycling Rules: Myth From Reality

So you thought you were doing the right thing by sorting your recyclables and putting them out on the curb, but are you doing it correctly?

07/09/2014

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Recycling Could Mean Big Discounts To You

Out in Ross Township — and eight other North Hills communities — recyclable trash is picked up every week, but plastic bottles, newspapers, metals and glass are worth discounts to local residents who sign up for a program called Recyclebank.

07/15/2013

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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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Environmentalist: Pittsburgh Schools Don’t Recycle

David Hughes has lived next door to Minadeo School for decades and as an environmentalist it’s bothered him no end that the school apparently does not recycle.

06/24/2013

Zero Waste Pittsburgh Hosting Collection Event Saturday

This weekend there’s a chance for you to get rid of all those hard to recycle items you have in your home.

06/06/2013

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CANtest Promotes Aluminum Can Recycling In Unique Way

Students showed their creativity and used aluminum cans to help support recycling efforts.

05/03/2013

Redwood National Park

Best Ways To Celebrate Earth Day 2013 In Pittsburgh

Earth Day in Pittsburgh celebrates everything a healthy environment gives us: clean air, sparkling rivers, hiking trails and amazing outdoor spaces in our city. Family-friendly festivals, special events and volunteer activities abound not just on April 22 but throughout the later weeks of April in Pittsburgh. Take part in some or all of these activities in our city this Earth Day.

04/08/2013

Allegheny Co. Christmas Tree Recycling Program Locations

Now that Christmas is over, you may be wondering what to do with your tree.

12/27/2012

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New Law To Require Old Electronics Be Recycled

On Jan. 24, 2013, a new Pennsylvania law will require your old electronics to be recycled.

09/24/2012

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Chatham University Bans Sale Of Bottled Water

A local university is banning the sale of bottled water on campus. Chatham University is one of 90 schools nationwide that won’t sell bottled water because of the impact on the environment.

03/28/2012

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 […]

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Municipal Recycling Workshop – March 15th

A recycling workshop for municipal officials is scheduled for March 15, in Cranberry Township.

02/09/2012

Christmas Tree Recycling Locations Announced

Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl wants city residents to remember to recycle during the holiday season. Residents can reuse or recycle their gift boxes and wrapping paper and you can also recycle your tree. Trees can […]

12/19/2011

Earn Rewards By Recycling

Cranberry Township unveiled a new recycling program today. The new “Dream Machine” takes bottles and cans and turns them into rewards. After placing your recyclables into the machine, you will get a receipt. With the […]

06/14/2011

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Pennsylvania Resources Council Promotes Recycling At Arts Festival

There’s a lot of new things to do and see at this year’s Three Rivers Arts Festival and the Pennsylvania Resources Council or the PRC has stepped up its recycling efforts.

06/07/2011

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