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[ARCHIVED] Press Release - Millcreek Collects Tons of Waste During Millfair Collection Event


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Millcreek Collects Tons of Waste During Millfair Collection Event 

For Immediate Release: June 2, 2023

MILLCREEK, PA – Millcreek Township hosted the annual community recycling event at Millfair Compost Center on May 20, 2023. Volunteers collected over 20,000 pounds or 10 tons of tires, paper to shred, appliances, batteries, textiles, scrap metal and more. All the items were disposed of properly.

Of the total weight collected, 8,824 lbs. were paper. This proper disposal saves:

• 75 trees

• 30,88 gallons of water

• 48.53 barrels of oil

• 13.24 cubic yards of landfill space

The largest amounts of other items collected are:

• 8,000 lbs of tires

• 71 units of appliances

• 1 box truck of construction and demolition waste

• 7,580 lbs of scrap metal

“We were happy to see the community come through in strong numbers of several hundred people," said Community Relations and Sustainability Director Jessica Stutzman.

Millfair is a joint operation between Millcreek Township and Fairview Township. It is located at 2301 Millfair Road and is open seven days a week. Hours are as follows:

• Monday to Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Sunday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Visit www, and view Millfair Compost & Recycling Center under Departments to browse items available to purchase or be collected.


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