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April 9, 1:00-4:00
Briar Bush Nature Center
1212 Edge Hill Rd, Abington PA 19001
Please join us for this fun and informative event.
You can help wildlife by planting native species in your yard. Bring one, get one: for every native plant that you bring, you get another for free. If you don't have plants to bring, there will be plants available for a donation. Native perennial flowers, seedlings, tubers and seeds accepted. Sponsored by Wyncote Audubon Society, Abington EAC, and Briar Bush.
Abington Township Paper Shred EventsAbington Township residents only - free paper shredding
NO BUSINESSES WHATSOEVER
Protect yourself from identity theft by shredding old documents
Saturday, July 22, 2017 - Highway Yard 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Abington Jr. High School - 9:00 AM—12:00 PM
Saturday, April 14, 2018 - Highway Yard - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Abington Township Public Works Facility
2201 Florey Lane, Abington PA 19001 (on left), (except the one at AJHS).
Click HERE for more details.
Abington Township E-Cycling events
Abington Township Public Works Facility
2201 Florey Lane, Abington PA 19001 (on left)
Abington Township is proud to offer their residents the opportunity to responsibly recycle obsolete electronics. This FREE service is available to residents of Abington Township.
***Monetary charge for TUBE TV's and COMPUTER MONITORS--click link HERE for details.***
ALL DATA MEDIA WILL BE DESTROYED OR WIPED!
ACCEPTED ITEMS INCLUDE:
Laptops Dehumidifiers, Peripherals, Computers, Typewriters, Mice, Telephones, Small Appliances, Microwaves, Fax Machines, Cameras, Keyboards, Cell Phones, Printers, Calculators, Air Conditioners, etc.
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS INCLUDE:
No batteries, light bulbs, smoke detectors, or large appliances
Please bring a canned food item, peanut butter or jelly
Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Please click here for the Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Complete Schedule. For additional information please visit Montgomery CountyRecycles.org or call the recycling line at 610-278-3618.
Free residential collection events are held outdoors from 9am- 3pm, rain or shine 6 times a year during the months of April through October. Montgomery County Residents may attend any Household Hazardous Waste event held by Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia Counties. Click HERE for a list of accepted items.
More recycling info from Abington Twp...
Abington Audubon Bird Town
Bird Walk Schedule
at Lorimer Park
Leigh Altadonna, President of the Wyncote Audubon Society
and Jennifer Sherwood, Chair of Abington Bird Town
Tuesday March 21, 2017 ~ 8:00-10:00am Welsh Road lot
Sunday April 2, 2017 ~ 8:00-10:00am Moredon Road lot
Tuesday April 18, 2017 ~ 8:00-10:00am Moredon Road lot
Sunday May 7, 2017 ~ 8:00-10:00am Moredon Road lot
Tuesday May 16, 2017 ~ 8:00-10:00am Welsh Road lot
Sunday June 4, 2017 ~ 8:00-10:00am Moredon Road lot
Tuesday June 20, 2017 ~ 8:00-10:00am Welsh Road lot
All are Invited: The walk is open to anyone interested in learning more about the birds that frequent this Montgomery County Park that is part of an Audubon Important Bird Area. This walk is for beginning birders and experienced birders as well. Wear comfortable footwear and clothing. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Directions: The Moredon Road parking area is the main parking area for Lorimer Park and is on Moredon Road between Old Ford Road and Pine Road, entrance is on south side of road. The Welsh Road parking area is at the intersection of Welsh Road and Terwood Road, on the southwest corner, look for the Pennypack Trail sign.
Attend to earn a Go Green Rewards Card credit
All are invited to our public EAC meetings
7:30 pm at
Attend any meeting to earn a Go Green Rewards Card credit
- EAC meetings
- EAC Rain Barrel workshop
- Installing a rain barrel
- EAC Energy Expo
- EAC, TTF & Shade Tree Commission plantings
- Volunteering on EAC projects
Abington Township Bike Plan meeting
Donating canned goods at Abington Township recycling events
Certifying your yard as an Audubon Bird Habitat
Purchasing green energy (show us your electric bill) and more...
You may be able to save money on your energy bills by switching from PECO to another energy supplier (electricity and natural gas). How do you choose which company to buy from? You can decide based on price, clean energy options, or local sources.
above and also for:
- Building rain barrels
- Public gardens and green space
- Building raised vegetable beds and row covers
- Tree plantings and maintenance
- Mussel surveys in local streams
- In October: Ocean Conservancy "International Coastal Cleanup" (litter cleanups)
- In spring: "Great American Cleanup" (litter cleanups)
- Hosting tables at public fairs and events (like the Abington Pre-Night Out)
- Creating environmental videos
- For more information, email email@example.com.
Abington Township, Abington Township Commissioners, Abington Township Parks and Recreation Department, Abington School District, Abington Senior High School Service
Learning Program, Abington Junior High School Green Thumbs Club, ASD Elementary
Schools, Briar Bush Nature Center, Boy Scouts, Cheltenham Township and EAC, Girl Scouts, Friends of Hallowell Park, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, Meadowbrook Bird Sanctuary, the
Ocean Conservancy's International Coastal Cleanup, PennDOT, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, Pennypack Watershed and PERT, Redeemer Valley Community Garden, Rydal-Meadowbrook Civic Association, AT Shade Tree Commission, the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, TreeVitalize, Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association, Wyncote Audubon Society, and the Youth Aid Panel. Wow! Join us!
Thank you for volunteering with us at our Earth Day clean-ups in 2016. Together, we cleaned-up and beautified 13 parks and green spaces throughout Abington township.
Our 243 volunteers picked up 678 pounds of litter and planted 759 trees and flowers. Cleanups are a great way to bring your community together and make a difference in
your neighborhood. It adds up too! We count how much litter we pick up and report
to the Great American Cleanup of PA. Throughout Pennsylvania last year, 140,000 volunteers picked up over 6 million pounds of trash, and planted over 22,000 trees
and flowers. What a difference! For event details, click on this Earth Day link.
Thanks to Commissioners Jimmy DiPlacido, Tom Hecker,
Carol Gillespie, Ben Sanchez and others for cleaning-up!
Information on events is listed below. Email an EAC member for more info, firstname.lastname@example.org.