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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 […]

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ReuseFest in Lawrence County

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 1, 2017

PRC is excited to announce that ReuseFest is coming to Lawrence County! This Event Is Held In Partnership With Lawrence County And Tri-County CleanWays Hard To Recycle Event And Through The Generous Support Of UPMC ReuseFest is a one-day drop off event that diverts materials from the trash to be reused by local Pennsylvania non-profits. Community […]

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Become a Stream Smart Property!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on July 31, 2017

PRC is inviting any property owner in the Darby and Cobbs Creek Watersheds to participate in the Stream Smart Stormwater House Call program! Stream Smart properties will recieve information about stormwater pollution and a personalized stormwater audit of their property free of charge. This audit will identify changes property owners can take to reduce stormwater runoff leaving […]

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 […]

Summer & Fall Collection Events

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on July 18, 2017

There’s still plenty of time to take advantage of numerous opportunities to drop off unwanted household chemicals and hard-to-recycle items at PRC’s 2017 collection events from July until October! This year marks our 15th season of providing responsible disposal options for household chemicals (including automotive fluids, household cleaners, paints, and pesticides and hard-to-recycle items (including […]