Below is a copy of the speech that Mt Lebanon resident and Pay As You Throw advocate, Andrew Baram, presented at the Mt Lebanon Commission meeting on February 10th.I want to start by saying that I recognize you have a tough job, something I did not fully appreciate when I originally...
Are you throwing away more than 1 bag of trash per week? Then you probably could be recycling more! See Andy's story A newsmaker you should know: Promoting greener practices, one trash bag at a time in the Post Gazette. ...Read more
It’s time for the semi-annual Drug Take Back Event on Saturday September 29. Highmark is again a sponsor in western PA. Find a safe and environmentally friendly way to dispose of unwanted or unused prescription drugs from your medicine cabinet. Highmark is partnering with the PRC to sponsor collection sites in western Pennsylvania on...Read more
From the Mt. Lebanon Magazine: The final tallies are in. It was a hard-fought contest (well, except for Scott Township). Ten contenders vied all through 2011 to win one of two prestigious, never-before-awarded trophies, to show their commitment to the single-stream recycling mania that is engulfing the South Hills Read more here: http://lebomag.com/2090/mt-lebanon-south-park-take-top-recycling-honors/...Read more
Check out today's Tribune article about the South Hills recycling competition. Thanks to the Environmental Team's Andy Baram and Mt. Lebanon Public Works' Tom Kelley for making a difference.Read more
"Combined, (all competitors) are 10 percent over where we were in 2010," Kelley said. "I'd like to think the competition had something...
'Tis the time of year for celebration. The smell of gingerbread cookies, spiced apple cider and pine trees means its Christmas season! Make your Christmas a bit more green by recycling your tree. From the muncipal website:
Christmas Tree Disposal
Christmas trees will be picked up at curbside for recycling by Waste Management on Saturday, January 7 and Saturday, January 14, 2012....Read more
Mt. Lebanon makes it easy to recycle with its single stream recycling program. Put everything that can be recycled in a bin, and drag it to your curb for pickup. What could be easier? Well, perhaps understanding better what can be recycled curbside might help. And undertanding where to recycle other products that can not be picked...Read more