Lansdowne Environmental News – April 10, 2012

Yard Waste – April 11 and April 18
There are two days for yard waste pick-up this month.  The first is tomorrow and the second is next Wednesday.  Please adhere to the following guideline to properly dispose of yard waste and help the Borough save on tipping fees:
  • Leave at the curb
  • Place yard debris directly in trash cans or large brown paper yard waste bags sold at hardware and grocery stores
  • Branches and sticks must be no more than four feet long and should be bundled together and tied with string
  • No plastic bags, please
  • No dirt or stones
  • Program runs all year round once or twice per month (see below for exact dates)
  • Yard waste must be out to your curb by 7 am on the scheduled pickup date
Keep Lansdowne Beautiful Day – April 21st – 9:30am – 12:00pm
Join us for the annual effort to clean-up Lansdowne and beautify our community.  This year we will be working on both the Main Street Corridor and the Nature Trail at Interboro Park.  Join us at Borough Green for the downtown clean up or at Interboro Park for the Nature Trail clean up.  All supplies will be provided.
Winter Farmers Market – Saturday, April 21 
From 9:00 to 11:00 am, the Lansdowne Farmers Market returns for the final off-season market prior to the start of regular markets on May 26. Featuring an assortment of regular market vendors plus some new ones, the winter markets take place at the usual location in the lot at 30 North Lansdowne Avenue.
Recycling Reminder

Recycling Materials Include:

  • Metal: Tin and aluminum cans, empty aerosol cans, empty paint cans
  • Glass: Jars and bottles all colors.
  • Mixed Paper: Newspaper, magazines, mail (junk and personal), phone books, paperboard (cereal boxes, beer cartons), computer paper, flyers, soda and beer cartons (no food-soiled paper or cardboard such as pizza boxes, please!)
  • Plastic Containers: Recycle #1,2,4,5,7 plastics ONLY Look for one of these numbers on the bottom of the container to see if it’s acceptable.
  • Cardboard: Empty and flattened

And now for the Don’ts:

Don’t bag material. , No food waste, No windows, mirrors, light bulbs or glass ware, No foam or Styrofoam.

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