Continues the Recycling Program that keeps metals from the landfills and earned the organization over $13,000.
Continues to involve all organizations within the township.
Participated in the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania from March 1st to May 31stresulting in 1,714 hours worked by 175 volunteers covering 30 miles, removing 739 tires, recycling 16 tons of various metals, disposing of 50 tons of trash, held one educational event and eradicated 11 illegal dumpsites.
Partnered with the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s Community Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup program eradicating 2 sites in Newport Township and 1 site in Ashley. All sites then had access blocked to prevent dumping from continuing.
Participated in Luzerne County’s Electronic & Tire Recycling events, recycling 2,200 pounds of various electronics and 350 tires.
Expanded fundraising items to include tee shirts, hats, hooded sweatshirts, as well as, the calendars, DVD’s, and miniature historic site collectibles.