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'Better Recycling, Better Burgh' Workshops Work to Improve Recycling Throughout the City

PITTSBURGH, PA (June 3, 2019) The Office of Mayor William Peduto, Bureau of Environmental Services,  Division of Sustainability & Resilience, and the Department of Environmental Protection to host four informational workshops on the importance of recycling and waste reduction.

Who: Local residents; commercial building owners; landlords; business owners; community leaders; local organizations/groups

What: Four informational workshops, demonstrating the importance of recycling and how to improve recycling and reduce waste in the City. Residential sessions are designed for people in single-family dwellings and small apartments; commercial sessions are specifically for businesses and multi-unit apartments. Topics in the workshops will include:

  • Changes in recycling guidelines
  • New regulations
  • Tips to reduce waste
  • Hard-to-recycle materials
  • Expert panel discussion

Why: ‘Better Recycling, Better Burgh’ serves as an opportunity for the people of Pittsburgh to learn the impact of recycling in our community, as well as resources for better recycling in the City. In addition to discussing the value of recycling, the workshops will address current recycling guidelines and regulations.

When: June 5, 2019

            9:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Commercial session

            6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Residential session


            June 12, 2019

            9:00 – 10:30 a.m. – Commercial session

            6:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Residential session                     

Where: Construction Junction, Community Room

              214 North Lexington Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212





Keyva Clark
Communication Analyst
Mayor's Office