Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling Expands Facility to Accept Foam for Recycling

CISION PR Web -Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling (WCR), a non-profit environmental organization located in southwestern Pennsylvania, has received a $46,500 grant from the Foam Recycling Coalition (FRC) to add a foam densifier to its current drop-off facility that recovers hard-to-recycle materials. With an over 30-year history, WCR oversees recycling activity in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, which has 67 municipalities and over 151,000 households or 365,000 residents. WCR first opened its drop-off facility in 2014 to manage hard-to-recycle materials not collected at the curb. 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 (#6).

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