Lackawanna County’s Environmental Office offers a variety of free services to the community, local businesses, institutions and municipalities.
Our recycling education specialists are available to talk to community and civic groups as well as to school and scout groups. Our lively presentations cover a variety of interesting topics:
- In "The How, What and Why of
Recycling" we demonstrate how to prepare materials for recycling and
show how these products come back to life when they are recycled.
- "Environmental Shopping" shows
consumers how to reduce waste, where to "buy recycled", and how to
locate and use products made from earth-friendly materials.
- "Backyard Composting and
Grasscycling" includes slides and handouts, and offers helpful tips and
- "Green Cleaning" instructs how to
clean without using harmful chemicals.
- "Recycling in the
Lackawanna County’s Environmental Office Specialists conduct waste assessments for local businesses and institutions, advise on how to implement waste reduction programs through recycling, and offer cost-cutting techniques.
Services to Municipalities