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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Are you ready for an electric car? Police Department says Yes!

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Every year or two, cars in Lansdowne’s vehicle fleet (primarily police cars) age out of service and are replaced.  The next additions to the fleet may very well be electric vehicles (EVs), representing a new chapter in Lansdowne Borough’s ongoing...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Clean Energy Initiative for Lansdowne Borough

Clean Energy Initiative

Lansdowne Borough Hall HVAC System has Been Upgraded

The new system can modulate the temperature across all rooms and times of day. This control allows users to optimize the climate both comfort and energy efficiency. The primary upgrade to the system is a controller, effectively the brain of the system. Th...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Electronics and Clothing Recycling in Lansdowne

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Lansdowne now has a contract with Retrievr to recycle electronic and clothing waste.

Lansdowne now has a contract with Retrievr to recycle electronic and clothing waste. I am quoting from their website - retrievr.com - regarding this service. As you know, we must pay to have our waste trucked to landfills and incinerators. This p...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Spring Online Environmental Workshop Series Kicks Off Friday March 19th

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Spring Online Environmental Workshop Series Kicks Off Friday March 19th

Lansdowne's Environmental Advisory Council is presenting six workshops over the next six weeks, starting this Friday. All workshops are on Zoom and run from 6:00 to 7:00 PM.

Zoom links can be found on the Borough Calendar.

As we head into spring, p...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Is Zero Waste an Option for Lansdowne? Part II

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Part II is an attempt to better understand how Lansdowne is currently
handling our waste management.

Part II is an attempt to better understand how Lansdowne is currently  handling our waste management. All of our mixed recycling goes to J.P. Mascaro, a  recycling company in Berks County; each recycling day at least one diesel powered &...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: January 18, 2021

Is Zero Waste an Option for Lansdowne?

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Let’s think about what we can do in Lansdowne to reduce our carbon footprint. Toxic chemicals from burning plastic getting into our air, soil, water and our bodies, can be a thing of the past.

As you know, Lansdowne is aiming to reduce its carbon footprint
dramatically over the next decades. Waste management needs to be part of that cleanenergy transition plan. We in the EAC are looking for answers regarding our recycling
program-how much o...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: December 14, 2020

Energy Efficiency Update

For at least the past decade, Lansdowne Borough Council has been planning with energy efficiency in mind. From traffic lights and street lights, to new windows, the Borough has been saving money by investing in energy efficiency. Here are a few details re...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: October 14, 2020

Tips for Saving Energy in Your Home

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There are several things you can do to save energy in your home!

TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY IN YOUR HOME

Conserving electrical and natural gas energy is a very basic step we can take to help with the climate crisis. Everyone makes decisions, small and large, as to how much energy they will use daily. Eventually, by 2050 acc...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: November 17, 2020

New Worlds to Conquer for Sustainability Activist: First Lansdowne, Now DelCo

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One of Delaware County Council’s first actions after last year’s election was to unanimously establish the Delaware County Sustainability Commission.

 

When it met for the first time last month, the new Commission included Carol Martsolf, ...

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Environmental Advisory Council
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Lansdowne eRecycling and Shredding Event - JUNE 19

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June 19, 2021 Lansdowne Borough 23 East Baltimore Ave. Highland Ave Parking Lot 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Please pre-register on the Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/electronics-recycling-day-anything-with-a-plug-tickets-153999991119

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