Recycling IS Our Future – Tip #3

Recycling Reduces Toxic E-Waste
E-waste (electrical and electronic waste) is valuable as a source of secondary raw material but also toxic if disposed of improperly. For more information about Bucks County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events in 2018, visit www.buckscounty.org/recycling to find the information from the Bucks County Planning Commission. Also available is information pertaining to the disposal of televisions, Freon containing appliances and leftover paint.

Recycling IS Our Future – Tip #2

WHAT TO RECYCLE?

  • Aluminum and Metal Cans: aluminum cans (beer and soda); aluminum foil and foil plates, etc., metal lids; metal food cans (tin/steel). Please rinse food products.
  • Glass: glass bottles and jars (food and drink only). Please rinse food products.
  • Plastic containers: plastic bottles and containers labeled #1 – #7 (soda, water, milk, juice, liquor, shampoo, detergent, condiments, salad dressing, yogurt, margarine). Please rinse food products.
  • Mixed paper and cardboard: Paper material, such as, newspaper and inserts, magazines and catalogs, junk mail, envelopes, file folders, office white, colored and computer paper (staples and paper clips ok). Corrugated cardboard boxes, wax cartons, cereal, tissue, gift boxes, etc. (remove liners), paper bags, phone books, wrapping paper (remove metallic paper, bows, etc.). Break down all boxes. No paint or oil contaminated boxes. Make sure that paper and cardboard material remain dry.
  • Do Not Recycle the following: ceramics, dishes, coffee cups, drinking glasses, glass ovenware, pyrex, vision ware, window glass, mirrors, light bulbs, plastics without #1 through #7 labeling, plastic bags, styrofoam packaging, bubble wrap, tissue or paper towels, metallic or coated paper, waxed boxes, books or toys.
  • Please follow this link to learn about recycling and disposing of Household Items: http://www.buckscounty.org/docs/default-source/pc/2018recyclingguide.pdf?sfvrsn=0 See below to learn how to recycle E-Waste and TV’s
  • For more information about Bucks County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events, please follow this link: http://www.buckscounty.org/government/CommunityServices/PlanningCommission/Recycling to find the information from the Bucks County Planning Commission.

Recycling IS Our Future – Tip #1

What Is Single-Stream Recycling?
Single-stream recycling allows Warminster residents to place all recyclables: cans, bottles and plastics together with newspapers, cardboard, and mixed paper in one container. There is no need to separate items since the “single stream” recycling process used allows all recyclables Read more

Environmental Education Series

The EAC is developing presentations, as part of an environmental education series (EES), to provide information and simple actions Township residents can take to improve the environment in which we all live. As spring approaches, many residents’ thoughts turn to gardens and plantings that enhance the natural beauty surrounding our homes with value added throughout the community.

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