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Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center Westmoreland County Recycling Center

To meet the County's need for an outlet to recycle electronics and other hard to dispose items, Westmoreland Cleanways opened up a Recycling Center to collect items such as Electronics, Cardboard, Tires and Freon Appliances. The Center is open 3 days a week and 1 Saturday a month. Weather is not an issue as the Center has a drive-thru service, complete with our staff ready, willing, and able to help unload your vehicle.

Click here for a flyer listing all materials collected for recycling at the Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center.

Westmoreland Cleanways America Recycles DayRecycling is the easiest thing we can all do to improve our community, conserve natural resources, and create green jobs.

November 15 is America Recycles DaySM (ARD), the only nationally recognized day dedicated to promoting recycling in the United States. Together we can make recycling bigger and better 365 days a year.

Visit the ARD website to take the recycling pledge either as an individual or a business. By taking the pledge you are entered to win a park bench made out of recycled plastic. You can also choose to receive monthly emails about recycling. The site also has great information and games for both children and adults.

CELEBRATE America Recycles Day with Westmoreland Cleanways:

Help Support Westmoreland Cleanways! Visit our new page to find out how

As a member of Westmoreland Cleanways or even as a non-member you can help to support our recycling and clean-up efforts without paying a penny. Visit our new page to find out about some simple yet beneficial ways to help Westmoreland Cleanways fulfill our mission to make Westmoreland County a cleaner, healthier, more beautiful place to live and work.

Permanent Drug Take-Back Collection Program in Westmoreland County

Drug Take Back Collection21 Police Stations in the County have installed permanent Drug Take Back Boxes to address the environmental, public health and safety concerns of drug abuse and disposal. For more information about the program and a list of the drop off sites, visit our Recycling Resources page.

Clearstream BinHosting a Special Event?
Consider our FREE Special Events Recycling bin loaner program

Westmoreland Cleanways promotes recycling at special events and outdoor spaces. We offer a loaner program in which recycling bins can be borrowed for a 1 day event such as a graduation party, for a few days at a festival/fair, or even a few months for long term events such as the baseball or swimming season. Please call 724-879-4020 or click here for more information.

Worn But Not Worn Out Give Your Old Shoes A New Life

Westmoreland Cleanways is excited to announce a new partnership with Shoebox Recycling to collect usable footwear and put it to a much better use than landfilling. ShoeBox Recycling collects "worn but not worn out" shoes and sends them to developing countries, where they are distributed to people who truly need them. Some of the many benefits of the program are to decrease foot-borne illness, create economic opportunities in the local economies, keep a small piece of over 300 million pairs of shoes out of the landfill, and to support Westmoreland Cleanways' educational and outreach programs. Drop-off boxes are now located at Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center, Chambers Hall at the University of Pitt-Greensburg campus, and in Founders Hall at Westmoreland County Community College's Youngwood Campus. Click here for collection sites and the types of shoes we can accept. If you would like to host a collection site for Westmoreland Cleanways, please contact us at 724-879-4020.

The Westmoreland County Recycling Guide is Available Online

A downloadable Recycling Guide for Westmoreland County is available. For the most extensive, up-to-date information on recycling opportunities in our county, download the Recycling Guide.

TALKING TRASH WITH WESTMORELAND CLEANWAYS: FEATURED ON 1480 WCNS AM RADIO'S SATURDAY MORNING "TALK BLOCK"

1480 WCNS AM Radio's Saturday morning show, Talk Block, features "Talking Trash with Westmoreland Cleanways" from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month. Talking Trash covers a variety of programs and services offered by Westmoreland Cleanways and of importance to our residents. If you would like to hear about a particular topic or if you would like to have a question answered during the show, email ekeefe@westmorelandcleanways.org.

Listen online at 1480 WCNS.

Find a link on our site that doesn't work? Can't find updated information?

We are continually updating our website to provide residents with the most current information and recycling opportunities available. If there is information that you cannot access or locate, please call our office at 724-879-4020. We welcome and appreciate your feedback!

Thank you to all of our Sponsors, Vendors, Board and Dedicated Volunteers who helped make our Collections a success!

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