The Armstrong County Board of Commissioners are pleased to announce that the spring “Hard to Recycle” Day that was held on Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. was a successful event. The event was held at the Armstrong Recycling Center in the Armsdale Complex located on State Route 85.
Items that were received for recycling were: clean car and truck tires with a $1.00 charge, white goods with a $10.00 fee for items containing Freon, scrap metal, used motor oil, lead acid batteries, office paper, newspapers, corrugated cardboard, bi-metal cans, aluminum cans, #1 & #2 plastic bottles & jugs, clear, green and brown glass bottles & jars, electronics (not including TV’s), fax machines and copiers under 35 pounds, computer devices with a $5.00 charge for hard drive destruction.
The total hard-to-recycle items collected was 1,748 tires, 1.81 tons of electronics, 7 units of lead-acid batteries, 12 units of appliances with Freon, 1.2 tons of scrap metal, and 92 gallons of motor oil.
We would like to thank the Armstrong County Board of Commissioners, the Progressive Workshop of Armstrong County, the Armstrong Recycling Center, and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for sponsoring this successful event. The next Hard to Recycle Day is scheduled to take place on September 22, 2012.
For additional information please visit www.co.armstrong.pa.us.
Planning Division Director
Armstrong County Department of Planning and Development
Armstrong County Director of Marketing and County Enhancement
For Immediate Release
May 4, 2012