Rain Garden Workshop

Written by Katrina Pope. Posted in IRC Blog

The Tyrone Garden Club and Tyrone Borough will be offering a workshop on Rain Gardens and Stormwater Control on March 5, 2015.  The workshop is intended for municipal staff, contractors, landscapers, engineers, homeowners, and community members.  The workshop is free to attend, but registration is required by March 2.  

March 5 from 9 am to noon at the Tyrone VFW (125 E. 10th Street)

Contact Beth Futrick to register 696-0877 ext 5 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

2014 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Huge Success

Written by Katrina Pope. Posted in IRC Blog

10513360 738151392915935 1161231007921519801 nThe Internmunicipal Relations Committee's (IRC) annual 2014 household hazardous waste collection held on July 12 at Peoples Natural Gas Field turned out to be a huge success. Residents not only from Blair county, but surrounding counties as well, lined up all day in their vehicles to dispose of and recycle their hazardous products and chemicals. The participation of nearly 450 households in this years event increased by over 50% from the 2013 household hazardous waste collection. Some common hazardous materials found in this years event were latex paints,oil-based paints, pesticides,automotive waste,pool chemicals,and household cleaners.

 

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