Category Archives: Waste Reduction

Recycling Revisions – 1/27/2019

Mt. Lebanon Recycling Revisions – 1/27/2019

Along with the sixteen other communities included in the South Hills Council of Governments (SHACOG), Mt. Lebanon implemented new recycling rules beginning January 1st, 2019. These rules were imposed by the regional Material Recycling Facilities (MRFs) and recycling haulers in response to a narrowing market for recyclable...
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Semi-Annual Drug Take Back Event

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...
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Recycling Competition Results

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:
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Christmas Tree Recycling

'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....
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