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    Recycling Program Awarded State Grant

    January 15 2015
    The City of Allentown will receive $250,000 in a Recycling Program Development and Implementation Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP).
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    Thanksgiving Week Trash Collection

    November 21 2014
    There will be no trash or recycling in the City of Allentown on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, November 27. Thursday recyclers can place their recycling bins and yard waste out on Friday night, November 28.
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    Allentown Celebrates Recycling Week

    November 06 2014
    The City of Allentown and Lehigh County will celebrate America Recycles week beginning Sunday, November 9 with two contests and concluding with a four hour event at the Drop-off Center on Saturday, November 15!
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    City Terminates Agreement with DTE A

    October 01 2014
    The City of Allentown has terminated its agreement with Delta Thermo Energy A to build a waste-to-energy facility on Kline’s Island.
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    Allentown Awarded 2012 Recycling Grant

    September 25 2014
    The City of Allentown will receive nearly $280,000 in a Recycling Program Performance Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
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    Mini-Grants Awarded

    September 24 2014
    The City of Allentown is awarding mini-grants totaling $3,750 to five community organizations to beautify city blocks. Mayor Pawlowski made the announcement today at McKinley Elementary School.
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    Trash & Recycling Collection Night Changes

    July 29 2014
    The trash and recycling collection schedule is changing for center city and the east and south sides of Allentown. Beginning August 10, 2014, the current trash collection zones in the city on a Sunday/Wednesday schedule will be switched to a Tuesday/Frida...
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    Volunteers Sought for Great Allentown Cleanups

    April 07 2014
    Volunteers from across the city are urged to sign-up now to participate in Mayor Ed Pawlowski’s 8TH Annual Great Allentown Cleanups. Most of the activity will take place on Saturday, April 26 just following Earth Day which is Tuesday, April 22.
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