Environmental Advisory Council

Members:

 

  • Bryan Maher, Chair

  • Linda Reichert, Co-Chair

  • Janet Perry, Secretary

  • John Matthews

  • Sarah Newman

  • Glen Wenger

  • Richard Pomeroy

 

       Chester Springs Library Liaison

       Nancy Niggel

The West Pikeland Township Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) mission: To advise the WPT Board of Supervisors and other WPT committees on matters dealing with the protection, conservation, management, promotion and use of natural resources located within our township.

 

Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month @ 7:30pm 

The West Pikeland Township Environmental Advisory Council next meets October 4, 2022 at 7:30pm at 1645 Art School Road, Chester Springs

 

The public is invited to attend. 

Questions? Email us at EAC@westpikeland.com 

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Speaker Series: The Dirty Little Secret of Lawn Care Presentation

View the presentation here 

Growing Water Wise: Tackling Storm Water from Torrent to Trickle Webinar Series

 October 5  |  October 26

 

West Pikeland Township’s EAC  is excited to announce an informative webinar series about all things storm water. Over three separate talks, participants will learn about ways to manage stormwater, keep it clean, and improve the health of our area streams. Learn more here.

 

Webinar Registration NOW OPEN

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What To Do With Electronic Waste

E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams on the planet. It encompasses electronic equipment from smartphones to refrigerators.

E-waste contains a laundry list of chemicals that are harmful to people and the environment, like: mercury, lead, beryllium, flame retardants, barium and lithium. When improperly disposed these chemicals end up in our soil, water, and air.

Electronic waste is also exported to some countries where laws on recycling are non-existent. According to estimates from the World Health Organization (WHO), as many as 18 million children and adolescents, and 12.9 million women, may be at risk from adverse health outcomes linked to e-waste recycling.

Fortunately, there are businesses in our area where our e-waste can be recycled for free. These include, Staples, Best Buy, and Good Will. Also Chester County Waste Authority accepts electronic waste at the Lanchester Landfill located at 7224 Division Highway, Narvon, PA

(near Honeybrook).

All these businesses have restrictions on types and amounts of e-waste. Go to their websites for details.

Register for Household Hazardous Waste Events here

 

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How Do I Recycle?

Free electronics recycling at Lanchester Landfill, where residents can drop off equipment during operating hours 

Household hazardous waste (HHW) collection events

List of acceptable Household Hazardous Waste

Repair your household items for free at Repair Cafe

How to recycle batteries

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Our Mission Statement

Learn about our purpose and mission statement

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VPP Partnership Grant

See the Press Release from Chester County Planning Commission regarding the Vision Partnership Grant