Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pop-Up Recycling Pa Resources Council Helps Us Do the Right Thing

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Pop-Up Recycling Pa Resources Council Helps Us Do the Right Thing

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We've got pop-up art installations and pop-up eateries. Now: pop-up glass recycling.

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has come to the rescue of local environmental stewards who have been dismayed by market-driven municipal decisions to cease the recycling of glass.

The seemingly sudden removal of glass from many of the region's residential curbside recycling programs -just when many people finally had gotten into the habit of rinsing and separating -had left many with an uncomfortable feeling each time a beer bottle or a tomato sauce jar was tossed into the garbage can.

"This exciting new program will ensure that glass is not trash, even if it can no longer be put out for curbside recycling in numerous municipalities due to recent changes in waste haulers' contracts," commented Justin Stockdale in a news release. …

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