Collaborative effort to address electronic and tire recycling problem

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.

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Hundreds of illegal dump sites found across Allegheny County

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.

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and Elk County Solid Waste Authority to Host Municipal Waste, Recycling and Enforcement Forum in Elk County

(May 1, 2018) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and Elk County Solid Waste Authority are hosting a forum on May 31 for regional, state and local officials to share ideas concerning the management of waste and recycling and enforcement of illegal dumping and littering in Pennsylvania. Those who should attend include municipal and county officials, recycling coordinators, enforcement partners and interested community stakeholders that are working to address proper management of waste and recycling in their communities.

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