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Pittsburgh receives funding for new blue recycling bins

Pittsburgh receives funding for new blue recycling bins

Jess Zaccarelli, Contributor

February 14, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The Department of Public Works introduced legislation to City Council on Feb. 12 to receive a $350,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. The money will be used to purchase and distribute 13,000 residential curbside recycling containers. In collaboration...

Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

Electronic and hazardous waste recycling bill being introduced to City Council

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

December 13, 2018

PITTSBURGH -- City residents will soon be able to recycle their electronic and hazardous waste in a cost-effective manner with a new contract being introduced to Pittsburgh City council on Tuesday. Electronic waste, or e-waste, such as televisions and computers, contains lead and mercury. E-waste...