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Blossburg Borough Recycling Guidelines

Blossburg Borough Recycling Guidelines

Materials are collected on the same day as your garbage pick-up. Please have materials curbside by 7 am.

Glass Bottles & Jars: Separate bottles & jars by color; clear, brown, green. Remove all lids & rings. Rinse well, labels can remain. Food and beverage glass only. No light bulbs, flower vases, etc.

Aluminum Cans: Empty & rinse cans. Crushing is optional but saves space.

Steel or “Tin” Cans: Rinse your cans & secure the lid(s) inside. Labels can remain.

Newspapers: Keep dry. Inserts can remain. Do not bundle or tie. Keep separate from other types of paper.

Magazines: Magazines & catalogs only. Keep dry. Do not bundle or tie. Keep separate from other types of paper.

Office Paper/Junk Mail: Includes junk mail, office paper, envelopes, colored paper, shredded paper, etc. Keep dry. Do not bundle or tie. Keep separate from other types of paper.

Plastics: #1 – #7: Includes soda & water bottles, milk & laundry jugs, shampoo bottles, yogurt containers, butter tubs, berry containers, plastic film, etc. Empty & rinse as necessary. Lids can remain. Crushing is optional but saves space. No hard rigid or brittle plastic such as buckets, plastic hangers, flower pots, etc. **NO STYROFOAM**

Corrugated Cardboard: Flatten boxes & keep dry. Look for the ridges. No cereal/macaroni boxes, pizza boxes, green cardboard, etc.

If materials not properly prepared, per the above guidelines, they will be treated as regular trash and disposed of that way.

For more information, contact the Blossburg Borough at 570-638-2452, http://www.blossburgboro.com

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April 2017 Boro Council Meeting Minutes

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Coal Festival Color Run – 6-3-2017

Start your Summer with Color.

North Penn Liberty Wrestling Booster is sponsoring a 5 K Color Run or 1 mile Color Walk. All proceeds benefit the Wrestling Booster Club. The 3.1 mile course will take you around beautiful Island Park and the town of Blossburg, PA.

Registration: June 3rd, 2017,  7 am- 8 am Race starts at 8:15 am

Where: Blossburg Island Park, Water St Blossburg, PA 16912

5k is timed, Medals to the top 3 finishers! After Race Color Party at 915 at finish line. All participants will receive a t-shirt, sunglasses and bandana.

Registration is $25.00 (ages 18 and up), $15.00 (17 and under).

Must Register by May 26th ( Small additional fee for online registration) To register online visit: www.eventbrite.com/e/coal-festival-color-run-tickets-34176900028

For more information, contact 570-404-7882

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2017 Island Park Pool Rates

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Lewis & Clark Circus – May 26th and 27th, 2017

LEWIS & CLARK CIRCUS at the Island Park, Blossburg, PA 16912

FRIDAY & SATURDAY – MAY 26TH & 27TH

SHOW TIMES:

FRIDAY – 6:30 P.M.
SATURDAY – NOON & 2:30 P.M.

PURCHASE YOUR $10.00 ADVANCED ADULT TICKETS AT THE
BLOSSBURG BOROUGH OFFICE.

2 CHILDREN UNDER 14 CAN GET IN FREE WITH A PAYING ADULT.
IF MORE THAN 2 KIDS ARE ATTENDING WITH ONE ADULT THE ADULT WILL NEED TO PAY FOR THOSE CHILDREN.

ADULT TICKETS WILL BE $15.00 DAY OF THE SHOW.

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2017 Island Park Spring Cleanup – May 6th

BLOSSBURG BOROUGH

ISLAND PARK SPRING CLEANUP TIME

MAY 6, 2017

RAIN DATE: MAY 13, 2017

STARTING TIME: 8:00 A.M.

EVERYONE IS INVITED TO COME TO ISLAND PARK ON MAY 6, 2017 TO HELP CLEANUP THE ISLAND PARK.

ANYONE AND EVERYONE IS ASKED TO COME LEND A HAND. PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN GARDEN TOOLS – RAKE, SHOVEL, GLOVES, ETC. THAT YOU MAY WANT TO USE DURING THE DAY.

PLEASE RAKE DEBRIS INTO PILES SO IT CAN BE REMOVED EASILY. PAPERS,་ ETC. CAN BE PUT IN THE GARBAGE CANS AT ISLAND PARK.

INCLEMENT WEATHER DATE WILL BE ON MAY 13, 2017.

ANY QUESTIONS, TELEPHONE THE BLOSSBURG BOROUGH OFFICE at 570-638-2452

THIS IS A GREAT COMMUNITY ACTIVITY. THANKS FOR YOUR HELP!

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2017 Spring Cleanup Week – May 1st to 5th

SPRING CLEANUP WEEK

FOR BLOSSBURG BOROUGH RESIDENTS ONLY

MAY 1st through 5th, 2017

Items for pickup should be put out on Saturday or Sunday night, April 29-April 30, 2017. All items must be out by Tuesday night, May 2, 2017. All spring cleanup items will be picked up by Friday, May 5, 2017.

If you do not place at curb or – if items for free pickup are mixed with weekly garbage, it will NOT be picked up.

Please remember to comply with the requirements. If any items are not picked up, you may telephone the Borough, with any questions.

The following list is what must be followed as the Borough must comply with rules at the landfill, also.

 

  1. LIMIT of two (2) pickup truckloads of trash per household.
  2. NO TIRES (new rules from state: only certain stickered vehicles allowed to take tires, this is not a Borough rule).
  3. NO ELECTRONICS such as computers, printers, TVs, etc.
  4. NO WOOD such as remodeling materials unless cut into short lengths and bundled so that ONE person may pick up. NO WHOLE BUILDINGS.
  5. GRASS AND LEAVES: If you have leaves from yard cleanup, place the leaves and grass cuttings in a separate container-bags, etc. IF STONES, ROCKS, STICKS are mixed in with grass and leaves, they will not be picked up.
  6. BRUSH MUST BE CUT OR BROKEN INTO SMALL PIECES WHICH MAY BE EASILY HANDLED.
  7. METAL MUST BE SEPARATE.

 

Refrigerators, freezers, air-conditioning units will be billed at $5.00 each due to regulations at landfill.

If requirements are not met, free removal will not be available to you.

Any questions? Please telephone the Borough Manager at 570-638-2452.

This project is very costly, so your cooperation is needed if the free pickup is to be continued.

Thanks to everyone who has been helpful in the past, it is greatly appreciated.

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March 2017 Council Meeting Minutes

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February 2017 Council Meeting Minutes

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