Some good news, finally.  Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center will re-open to the public on Monday, May 11. Hours of operation and procedures will remain basically the same as before, but with some important changes:

The Recycling Center will operate under recommended CDC guidelines. 

–    Visitors must wear masks and maintain social distancing

–    Visitors will unload their own vehicles, unless directed otherwise by staff

–    Material must be sorted by type as follows: 

·   Paper by 4 types:  cardboard; mixed magazines, junk mail, odds & ends; newsprint; clean white office paper (including shredded white paper)

·   Clear, green and brown glass; no metal lids or corks (metal lids can be recycled with scrap metal)

–    Signage and Staff will direct visitors to unloading areas for various materials

–    Visitors must take back boxes, bags, or containers unless they are to be recycled when empty

Assistance for elderly/disabled visitors will be available upon request, while following staff instructions.

The new address is:  355 Pleasant Unity Mutual Road, Greensburg PA  15601; tan metal buildings with blue metal roofs. 

·         From Route 30/Greensburg:  Pleasant Unity Exit/Route 130 East:  travel toward Pleasant Unity 5 miles to T intersection; turn right toward Fairgrounds and then right into recycling center parking lot

·         From Route 30/Latrobe:  South on Route 981 past Airport; bear right toward Pleasant Unity; travel one mile past traffic light in Pleasant Unity; ½ mile past Naser’s Market; recycling center is on the right

·         From Westmoreland Fairgrounds:  From Mt. Pleasant Road, bear right at Fairgrounds entrance onto Pleasant Unity Mutual Road toward Latrobe; travel 2 miles to recycling center on left

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