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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Montgomery County Announces 2017 Campaign Sign Recycling Program

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Norristown, PA (Nov. 1, 2017) – Campaign signs are popping up around Montgomery County reminding residents to cast their votes on Nov. 7. After the excitement of Election Day, what happens to all of those signs? In Montgomery County, they can be recycled.

As opposed to disposing of campaign signs in the trash, recycling puts the metal, cardboard, and plastic back into use to make other products. Montgomery County, PA residents may drop off their campaign signs from Nov. 8 to Nov. 13, 2017 at participating locations, listed below, during normal operating hours.

Montgomery County is partnering with Republic Services, Cougle’s Recycling, Inc., the Montgomery County Democratic and Republican Committees, and participating municipalities to recycle political campaign signs and stakes from this year’s election. This collection program does not seek to take the campaign sign clean up responsibilities away from the campaigns. Instead, the program hopes to connect candidates and residents with drop off points so that signs can be recycled instead of thrown in the trash.

Between Nov. 8 to Nov. 13, candidates and residents will be able to drop off campaign signs at these participating locations during normal operating hours:

Abington Township Highway Yard

2201 Florey Lane

Abington, PA 19038

Cheltenham Township Public Works Facility

8101 Old York Road

Elkins Park, PA 19027

Borough of Collegeville Municipal Building

491 E. Main Street

Collegeville, PA 19426

Douglass Township Recycling Center

108 Municipal Drive

Gilbertsville, PA 19525

Horsham Township Building

1025 Horsham Road

Horsham, PA 19044

Lower Merion Transfer Station

1300 North Woodbine Avenue

Penn Valley, PA 19072

Lower Salford Township Municipal Building

379 Main Street

Harleysville, PA 19438

Montgomery County Democratic Committee Headquarters

21 East Airy Street

Norristown, PA 19401

Drop off in parking lot behind building

Montgomery Township Administration Building

1001 Stump Road

Montgomeryville, PA 18936

Upper Dublin Township Building

801 Loch Alsh Avenue

Fort Washington, PA 19034

Whitemarsh Township Administration Building

616 West Germantown Pike

Lafayette Hill, PA 19444

Whitpain Township Administration Building

960 Wentz Road

Blue Bell PA, 19422

For more information on this and other recycling programs, please visit www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org or contact Montgomery County Recycling at 610-278-3618 or via email at recycling@montcopa.org.

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