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Shrink Your Business’ Waste

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 16, 2017

From Fortune 500 companies to small organizations, PRC’s Zero Waste team works hard to divert waste from dozens of Pennsylvania businesses. ZWPA begins with a waste characterization study, which identifies how much waste a business produces and what is in that waste. From plastic forks from the cafeteria to scratch paper from employee desks, ZWPA […]

Categories: Zero Waste

Sustainable Back-to-School Tips

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 16, 2017

The start of the school year is just around the corner which means that it’s time for the 3 R’s of the academic world (reading, writing, and ‘rithmatic) to meet the 3 R’s of the environmental movemnt (reduce, reuse, recycle)! Work with the students in your life to make this school year the greenest yet […]

Categories: Sustainable Home

Action Alert: Keep the DEP Independent

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 7, 2017

PRC joins with our colleauges at the Pennsylvania Environmental Council (PEC) in opposing provisions contained in the Senate amendments to House Bill 542 which would undercut the permitting review authority of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and severely compromise environmental protections in our state. PRC concurs with PEC’s assessment of the amendments as […]

Categories: Uncategorized

Volunteer with PRC

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 2, 2017

PRC needs your help! We work hard to responsibly recycle and dispose of tricky materials like TVs, paint, tires, batteries and more, to protect local waterways from stormwater overflow, and to divert thousands of pounds from Pittsburgh’s biggest events through recycling, composting, reuse, and more! But we can’t do it alone! At all of our […]

Categories: Collection Events

Act 101 Turns 29!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on July 27, 2017

Today marks the 29th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s recycling law, Act 101! On July 28, 1988 Governor Bob Casey signed into law the most innovative recycling legislation in the nation, setting the standard for state recycling laws across the country. As a national leader in waste diversion and recycling in the 1970s and 1980s, PRC was instrumental […]