Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling expands facility to accept foam for recycling

Latrobe Bulletin – Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling has received a $46,500 grant from the Foam Recycling Coalition (FRC) to add a foam densifier to its current drop-off facility in Unity Township that recovers hard-to-recycle materials. Westmoreland Cleanways first opened its drop-off facility in 2014 to manage hard-to-recycle materials not collected at the curb and on May 11 opened its new recycling center at 355 Pleasant Unity Mutual Road, which is located near the Unity Township Municipal Authority (UTMA) headquarters. Materials accepted include items such as electronics, tires, scrap metal, appliances, fluorescent bulbs/fixtures, used motor oil, lead acid batteries, glass containers and, soon, foam polystyrene (No. 6).

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