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Happy Earth Day! 2015

Today is Earth Day, a day to reflect on what you are doing for the environment. Although we only celebrate Earth Day once a year, it is important to remember that you can do your part each and every day.

One way to protect our environment is to recycle via your curbside recycling program. At Penn Waste, we continually make strides to accept more recyclables. We recently introduced Carton Recycling to the acceptable recyclables that we collect curbside. Please check out your municipality’s requirements here if you are not sure of those that are acceptable.

Recycling is only one part of the many ways that you can have a positive impact on the environment. Please review these tips to ensure you are doing your part:

  • Use products made with recycled materials.
  • Utilize energy-efficient light bulbs and rechargeable batteries.
  • Shop with reusable cloth bags.
  • Reuse plastic bags, cups, containers, etc.
  • Repair any damaged items instead of throwing them away.
  • Compost your food and yard waste.

These are only some of the many different green techniques that you can implement to be environmentally friendly. Please be sure to check our recycling page and the Penn Waste Blog for more Earth Day tips.

Want to stay up to date on recycling pointers? Be sure to follow our Facebook and Twitter pages. We have also recently added Google+ and Pinterest to our social media outreach, so be sure to follow those pages for regular recycling information.

Consider signing up for our E-News Updates to receive recycling suggestions updated directly to your e-mail inbox.

Happy Earth Day from Penny and your friends at Penn Waste!

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2 comments on “Happy Earth Day! 2015

  1. Do u have recycle containers for ur customers? The one that we have is starting to fall apart. Please advise n thanks

    • This would depend on your municipality. Some municipalities provide residents with recycling bins through their municipal office, others we are the ones providing the bins. If you are not sure who provides your bins, please contact our customer service line at 717-767-4456. Thank you!

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