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Stuff the Truck for ReStore – Sept. 9

  Here’s a great opportunity to recycle all those household goods you want to get rid of.  On Saturday, September 9 from 9 to noon, Lower Saucon Township is sponsoring Habitat for Humanity ReStore’s Stuff the Truck event.  A lengthy list of items will be accepted for recycling and reuse in the parking lot of the Lower Saucon Township building. […]

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How Do I Recycle THAT? Ann Saurman, Manager, Allentown Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste Danielle Fugate, ReStore Paint Coordinator Join Ann Saurman, Manager of Allentown’s Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste, as she shares how to recycle those unusual items that can’t go in your recycling bin. Learn how to make sure that you’re not contaminating what does go […]

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Recycling is the process of turning any type of waste into new products that can be used again. In a consumer context this generally refers to items such as used metal, glass, cardboard, paper, plastic, and sometimes electronics.  It is an alternative to disposing of waste through incineration (which causes air pollution) or through landfills (which can cause water pollution). […]

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eCycling is a type of recycling that aims to eliminate electronic waste, which includes TVs, cell phones, chargers, etc., from the municipal waste stream. When this waste enters landfills, the rare and/or toxic materials used in electronics are not rescued and can pose a hazard to the environment. Learn More eCycling – EPA Basic Information – EPA Lehigh Valley Resources Northampton […]

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Hazardous Waste Recycling

Hazardous waste recycling is a specific type of recycling that focuses on the safe and effective use, reuse, or reclamation of hazardous materials. This includes items such as paints, chemicals, pesticides, fungicides, herbicides, oils, antifreeze, fluorescent lights and batteries. Learn More Hazardous Waste Recycling – EPA Lehigh Valley Resources Household Hazardous Waste, What It Is, How to Handle It – Lehigh […]

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Medication Disposal

The issue of drug disposal creates not only a troublesome social problem, but also an environmental dilemma that can only be solved through proper collection. Unused medications at home are susceptible to abuse by those for which they are not intended, and when people attempt to get rid of these drugs, they can often pollute the environment, affecting ecosystems. Related […]

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