Recyclables Roadshow coming to Hershey Library

The saying, “One person’s trash is another’s treasure,” is always front of mind when the experts are evaluating treasures on Antiques Roadshow. Luckily, it’s time for Hershey residents to turn their trash into treasure, because the Hershey Public Library will be hosting a Recyclables Roadshow on April 21.

Tom Stang of Waste Management of Pennsylvania will speak at the Hershey Public Library, Meeting Room 1, on Saturday, April 21 at 2:00 p.m. He will share how residents can better reduce their landfill contributions by recycling them curbside. Derry Environmental Action Committee (DEAC) member Chuck Gassert will discuss other options for disposing of all kinds of unwanted items in homes—from appliances to doorknobs—and will provide lists of items and where they may be taken for recycling or reuse. He will also share insights on the problem of plastic pollution, ways we can reduce use of materials that often end up in landfills, and other topics related to conservation.

Just like on Antiques Roadshow, our speakers will explain the value of items brought in by the audience—whether they are recyclable in some way or not. Attendees are asked to bring in one or two (thoroughly washed, please!) items to try to stump the experts, and everyone who attends will receive a reusable bag!

We can’t wait for you to join us at the library and figure out just how valuable your trash really is!