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NEW RECYCLE SCHEDULE

THE NEW RECYCLE SCHEDULE IS POSTED UNDER THE RECYCLE TAB UNDER INFORMATION ABOVE.  CLICK ON THE MAP TO EXPAND AND LOCATE YOUR STREET.  PICK UP DAYS ARE MONDAY, TUESDAY, AND WEDNESDAY OF THE SECOND FULL WEEK.  IF YOUR DAY FALLS ON A HOLIDAY YOUR RECYCLABLES WILL BE PICKED UP THE NEXT DAY.

Township Newsletter

Our township newsletter should be in your mailbox this week. 

The Supervisors are working to make our township even better!  

Right To Know

 RIGHT TO KNOW

Contact information for Agency Open Records Officer and Office of Open Records:  South Union Township, 151 Township Dr, Uniontown, PA  15401  Phone 724-438-5480 Fax 724-438-5598  Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Requests shall be made in writing to the Township Open Records Officer on the appropriate form.  Paper copies shall be 25 cents per page per side.  The Open Records Officer shall review all written requests for access to public records.  The Open Records Officer shall respond to such requests in writing as soon as possible but no later that five (5) business days after receiving the written request to access public records.

 

$1.00 per month Recycling Fee

Starting in February, 2017, a $1.00 per month recycling charge will be assessed each household and business within South Union Township.  This charge will be incorporated into residents’ monthly sewage bills.  The charge will cover the operating deficit experienced by Goodwill Industries (the collector of recyclables) along with a portion of this fee that will be used to purchase needed recycling equipment and address other recycling related costs such as new recycling equipment and conducting an educational program.  This fee is necessary due to the ever-increasing operational costs incurred by Goodwill Industries over the past five years.  Goodwill has experienced a budget deficit that is unsustainable and they cannot continue to offer recycle services while losing money. One issue that has led to the financial deficit experienced by Goodwill is because of the lack of participation by residents in the recycling program.  Less recyclable materials are collected, thereby resulting in less income that is generated from the sale of these processed recyclable materials.  A public education program will be instituted in the upcoming months with the specific goal of encouraging all residents to recycle.

Latest News

  • NEW RECYCLE SCHEDULE

    07-29-2020

    THE NEW RECYCLE SCHEDULE IS POSTED UNDER THE RECYCLE TAB UNDER INFORMATION ABOVE.  CLICK ON THE MAP TO EXPAND AND LOCATE YOUR STREET.  PICK UP DAYS ARE...

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  • Township Newsletter

    03-05-2019

    Our township newsletter should be in your mailbox this week.  The Supervisors are working to make our township even better!  

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  • Right To Know

    03-05-2019

     RIGHT TO KNOW Contact information for Agency Open Records Officer and Office of Open Records:  South Union Township, 151 Township Dr, Uniontown, PA ...

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  • $1.00 per month Recycling Fee

    12-27-2016

    Starting in February, 2017, a $1.00 per month recycling charge will be assessed each household and business within South Union Township.  This charge...

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