Herald Standard – As the city of Monongahela recently learned, recycling isn’t as simple as asking residents to drop off televisions and tires at a central location. On April 30, hard-to-recycle items were left at designated areas in Monongahela for pickup by the state. However, when officials learned the items wouldn’t be picked up right away, it resulted in a pile of tires and electronics at the city’s Chess Park. During the next two days, a group of council members and residents helped to collect the refuse and dispose of it.
11 News WPXI – The tireless work continues to clean up illegal dumping sites across Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. The continued use of these sites, has some local leaders considering a new solution.
Target 11’s most recent investigation into illegal dumping took us to a lot in Larimer. Neighbors there are working hard trying to keep their streets clean, but new tire dumps keep appearing.