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?
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.
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.
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.
This weekend there’s a chance for you to get rid of all those hard to recycle items you have in your home.
Students showed their creativity and used aluminum cans to help support recycling efforts.
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.
Now that Christmas is over, you may be wondering what to do with your tree.
On Jan. 24, 2013, a new Pennsylvania law will require your old electronics to be recycled.
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.
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 […]
A recycling workshop for municipal officials is scheduled for March 15, in Cranberry Township.
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 […]
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 […]
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.