Welcome to our website. We are Cleaner & Greener,
a non profit organization based in the Endless Mountains. Our goal is to create a new generation of people that are environmentally responsible. Through sponsorship,volunteerism and education we intend to make the Endless Mountains Cleaner and Greener. We work with youth groups, scouting groups, school groups and other organizations young and old. We schedule and host roadside litter pick up events as well as collect recyclables. We hope to implement another electronic recycling early this year along with hosting a few educational events.
.Celebrate Earth Day. Learn more here.
Click here -> Earth Day.org
Click here -> Earth Day Video
The April 22 Earth Day is usually celebrated with outdoor performances, where individuals or groups perform acts of service to earth. Typical ways of observing Earth Day include planting trees, picking up roadside trash, conducting various programs for recycling and conservation, using recyclable containers for snacks and lunches.On Earth Day, enjoy the tonic of fresh air, contact with the soil, and companionship with nature! Walk through the woods in search of emerging wildflowers and green moss. Go outside, no matter what the weather!
Earth Hour 2015
Dare the World to Save the Planet. We only have one planet. You can help protect it. Participate in the worlds
largest single campaign for the planet: Earth Hour. Turn out your lights for Earth Hour on Saturday, March 28 at 8:30 pm and show your commitment to a better future.. It starts with a simple flick of the lights to show your commitment to a better future for the planet. Think what can be achieved when we all come together for a common cause.
Earth Hour is so much more than lights out. It's an invitation to change your world.
Wyoming County Recycling Center -
recycling center located on Route 92 S. The center is reached by entering at the Tunkhannock Township
Municipal Building. The center is open from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. From 3:30 pm on Friday to 7:00 am on Monday, containers are available outside the gates for the convenience of residents who wish to bring recyclables over the weekend. Call them at 570-836-0729 Download Recycling
R. G. Brown Refuse Removal - Offers curbside
recycling services for Laceyville Boro, Lacey Street, Indian Hill, Wyalusing Boro, Mehoopany & Forkston, Meshoppen Boro, Route 6 to and including Westgate & Washington Park. Clean recyclables accepted Monday through Friday 7 AM to 3:30 PM & Saturday 7 AM to 12 PM - Free of Charge. We follow the Wyoming County Recycling guidelines. For more information contact: (570) 869-1672.
Stats for May 2014 :
Collected over 210 bags of litter, had 25 + volunteers, covered over 25 miles of roadways in 7 hours including 2 boroughs.
Thanks so much to all the
volunteers.Without you it couldn't happen.
We held an Electronic Waste recycling event in Laceyville at the Fellowship Center on April 26th, 2014 from 9 am to 2pm. We managed to fill a 53' tractor trailer with used and old electronics. We plan to host two more this year. Locations to post soon. We will be accepting answering machines, modems, cell phones, monitors, copiers, pagers, fax machines, printers, keyboards, radios, laptops and desktops, stereos, microwaves, telephone, VCR's, televisions, batteries (all types) and dehumidifiers. Signs will also be posted in town at area businesses with all information.
Spring Clean Up
Our upcoming clean up event for this year will be May 2nd, 2015 starting with sign in at 8:45. Some quick thoughts and organizing and then on the road by 9:00. The location to meet and sign in will be at the Laceyville Firehall. Gloves,vests,and garbage bags will be provided along with light morning refreshments and lunch.
We will be doing Laceyville,Wyalusing and Route 6 in between along with Meshoppen this year and
Route 6 in between. We had a great turn out last year and alot of fun.
We hope to see everyone and their friends and their friends friends.
Thanks again to all who help make Cleaner and Greener possible.
We are looking for illegal dumpsites, areas of concern, beautification sites and suggestions from you. We are also always seeking volunteers. Please call or email us to find out more.
We are an active member of America Recycles. Check back here for our next event.
Recycling is the easiest thing we can all do to save
energy, conserve natural resources, and create green
Together we can make recycling bigger and better
365 days a year.