The Garden Workers

"Sun, shadows, passing hours,

Gardens, garden workers, flowers"

Established 1930

Conservation

Reduce Consumption -  Reuse what you have  - Recycle the rest

 

These recommendations & alternatives came from handouts and a discussion at a pre-meeting of the Zone V club delegates to the 2020 National Affairs and Legislation Conference.   To read the full article, click the link below

Reduce - Reuse - Recycle


To learn more, go to these websites


Composting     MotherCompost.com  

 

Hazardous Waste Collection Dates and Information 

            delcopa.gov    610-892-9627

        montcopa.org/recycling    610-278-3618


Waste Facts

How Much Waste We Create

In recent years, Pennsylvanians generate approximately 8.7 million tons of municipal waste annually. That’s about 1,360 pounds per person every year!


What We Throw Away

According to a study produced for the state Department of Environmental Protection, the 10 most common materials in Pennsylvania residential waste are:

  • food waste – 12.2%
  • non-recyclable paper – 10.1%
  • corrugated cardboard – 5.3%
  • newspaper – 5.2%
  • yard waste –  1%
  • mixed paper – 4.8%
  • film plastic – 4.7%
  • C&D (construction and demolition) – 4.5%
  • textiles – 4.4%
  • unpainted wood – 3.6%