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Environmental Round Table

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on June 6, 2017

Environmental Round Table: The Future of Recycling and Act 101 Thursday, June 29, 2017 – 4-6 pm 3606 Providence Rd, Newtown Square, PA Join PRC and the Sustainable Business Network of Philadelphia for a round table discussion about the future of recycling in PA. Hear from top experts on the state of the recycling industry, […]

Work With PRC!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on May 26, 2017

PRC’s Zero Waste team has hit the ground running this season, helping events and businesses like the Pittsburgh Marathon and the Israel Independence Day Celebration divert and reduce their waste consumption by up to 90 percent! To cover the increasing demand for our zero waste and sustainability services, PRC is hiring Zero Waste Event Assistants to […]

Students Monitoring Streams

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on May 25, 2017

Spring is the perfect time to learn about the planet! PRC’s education team works with the Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative to teach students about water quality and show them how to test the health of their local waterways using biology and chemistry. In the classroom, students learn about watersheds and natural indicators of a […]

Categories: Education

E-Waste Recycling Milestone

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on May 4, 2017

PRC will host the first of its five 2017 HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTION EVENTS on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer Township. Individuals can dispose of cell/home phones, CFL bulbs, computer towers and peripheral equipment (keyboards, laptops, mice, UPS/servers, Zip drives, etc.), expanded polystyrene packaging material, microwave ovens, […]

May Compost Workshops

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on May 3, 2017

PRC will conduct seven Backyard Composting Workshops in May at a variety of locations throughout Allegheny County. “Backyard composting reduces the release of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from landfills, and instead turns yard waste and food scraps into a gardener’s best friend,” according to PRC Education Specialist Nancy Martin.  “Organic matter is a crucial […]