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Paper recycling event this Saturday at Whole Foods


August 11, 2009

Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC), through a partnership with Whole Foods Market, Abitibi and the City of Pittsburgh Recycling Division, will hold a Recycling Drop-Off Event on Saturday, Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Whole Food Market, 5880 Centre Avenue.

The public will be able to recycle the following paper products: office paper, junk mail, newpaper, cardboard, paperboard, magazines, catalogs, hardback books and phone books. Other items that will be accepted for recycling include: alkaline batteries, cell phones, ink and toner cartridges and CFLs.

Representative from PRC and Abitibi will be on hand between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to answer questions about recycling.

Paper products should be sorted in the following categories: Office paper, junk mail, newpaper, magazines and catalogs; Phone books; Hardback books; Cardboard; and, Paperboard.

For more information, call Kim at Whole Foods Market, 412-441-7960, or Sarah at PRC, 412-488-7490 ext 236 or visit


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