The Bugfeed

What is TRUE Zero Waste?

Posted by: Kim Bischof on November 16, 2018

PRC’s Zero Waste Pennsylvania team has worked to help events in Western PA to reduce their waste by diverting recyclable and compostable material away from landfills since 2009. Now ZWPA is partnering with the Green Building Alliance to help businesses and institutions to do the same through the True Zero Waste Symposium! Similar symposiums will […]

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Shop Sustainable

Posted by: Kim Bischof on November 16, 2018

How sustainable are your shopping practices? Whether your picking out the perfect gift or picking up a few things you need this holiday season, try these tips to shopping green!   Shop Local You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but have you ever celebrated Small Business Saturday? Local businesses tend to purchase supplies locally, which […]

A Look Back at 2018

Posted by: Kim Bischof on November 15, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back as some of this year’s highlights!   Collection Events With the help of our amazing volunteers and contractors, PRC was able to host five Hard to Recycle Events throughout Allegheny County, serving nearly 4,000 residents! Here’s how much material was recycled: 348,842 pounds of electronics – […]

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Is Recycling in Crisis?

Posted by: Justin Stockdale on October 24, 2018

Get the story behind the many changes you are hearing about recycling with PRC’s Justin Stockdale on the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s PA Legacies Podcast. This episode, Talking Trash, was recorded back in August and covers the back story behind why glass is no longer recyclable in some communities and the cost of recycling is rising […]

Schedule a Zero Waste Analysis

Posted by: Teresa Bradley on October 11, 2018

PRC has been actively assisting community partners with waste related analysis and planning efforts for many years. These mission driven services are focused on developing strategies to maximize waste diversion and minimize waste related expenses for clients ranging from local governments to some of Western Pennsylvania’s largest corporations. Currently managed by our Zero Waste Pennsylvania […]

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