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Wolf Administration to Celebrate Pennsylvania Manufacturer’s Innovative Use of Recycled Glass
Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell will join officials from the City of Philadelphia, AeroAggregates, the Pennsylvania Recycling Markets Center, and the Navy Yard at an event to celebrate the first North American use of a construction material manufactured by a Pennsylvania company out of recycled glass generated in state.

Funded in part through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the reconstruction and elevation of part of Langley Avenue near the Navy Yard included the use of foamed glass manufactured by AeroAggregates to reduce the load on the ground and on underground utilities.

WHAT: DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell to Attend Event to Celebrate Pennsylvania Manufacturer’s Innovative Use of Recycled Glass
WHEN: Monday, November 27, 10:00-11:00 AM
WHERE: Langley Ave., Navy Yard, Philadelphia, PA 19112. Directions: Enter at the Broad St. entrance to the Navy Yard. Turn right at Langley Ave. Follow signs to event site.