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RoadRunner Lends A Hand For National CleanUp Day

Two million people in the United States participated in National CleanUp Day. Among the volunteers were RoadRunner employees who spent the day collecting trash near our Headquarters in Pittsburgh. Read on to learn more about National CleanUp Day and what the participating team members from RoadRunner thought of the experience!

Last weekend, two million people in the United States participated in National CleanUp Day. Among the volunteers were RoadRunner employees who spent the day collecting trash near our Headquarters in Pittsburgh and the surrounding neighborhoods. As a group of people who are particularity passionate about the proper management of waste, we always look for opportunities to get involved and help clean up our community. Read on to learn more about National CleanUp Day and what the participating team members from RoadRunner thought of the experience!

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What We Learned While Volunteering At South Park

On RoadRunner Day 2019 we volunteered at South Park, one of the nine parks operated by Allegheny County. We spent the day clearing foliage to make room for plant & vegetation growth, picking up litter, and we learned a whole lot along the way. Read on to learn more about our volunteer experience, and what we can do to help preserve the local parks in your area!

  Although our company is rooted in recycling, it’s important to all of us at RoadRunner that we give back to our local communities & the causes we believe in. On RoadRunner Day 2019 (RoadRunner's fifth anniversary) we volunteered at South Park, one of the nine parks operated by Allegheny County. We spent the day clearing foliage to make room for plant & vegetation growth, picking up 40+ bags of litter, and we learned a whole lot along the way. Read on to learn more about our volunteer experience, our conversation with Lead Supervisory Park Ranger for Allegheny County Parks, Braden Meiter, and what we can all do to help preserve our local parks!

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RoadRunner Volunteers With Friends of the Riverfront

RoadRunner spent the day with Friends of the Riverfront beautifying the Millvale Riverfront Trail in Pittsburgh for our annual company-wide retreat. Check out what we learned from our experience and why it’s important to keep the trails clean!

  RoadRunner Spends the Day Volunteering at Millvale Riverfront Trail

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RecycleMore Launch at RoadRunner HQ

Our headquarters moved to Pittsburgh in 2017 and from the get-go, we knew it was imperative to introduce our RecycleMore program in our office. In this post, you will discover how RecycleMore laid the foundation for an effective recycling program.

  RoadRunner Introduces RecycleMore To Their Headquarters

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RoadRunner Lends A Helping Hand at the 27th Annual Potomac River Cleanup

Last weekend spring cleaning was underway in Washington D.C. thanks to 1481 volunteers. Among the volunteers were RoadRunner Recycling employees who, even in their free time, exhibit their passion for trash – or proper management of trash more accurately.

 Last weekend spring cleaning was underway in Washington D.C. thanks to 1481 volunteers for the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s 27th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. Among the volunteers were RoadRunner Recycling employees who, even in their free time, exhibit their passion for trash – or proper management of trash more accurately.

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A Message From Our Founder

  THERE HAS TO BE A BETTER WAY A MESSAGE FROM OUR FOUNDER by Graham Rihn   There has to be a better way. We all want something better. A better way to store files; a better way to run payroll; a better way to find a ride home. These moments of wanting something better are what inspire, or fulfill, big ideas and transformational products. My desire for “a better way” involves recycling.

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