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Become a Member of PRC!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 1, 2018

Since the Pennsylvania Resources Council’s founding in 1939, we have depended on the support of our members. PRC’s members have helped protect Pennsylvania’s environment for future generations by enabling PRC to: Educate thousands of students and adults annually about environmental awareness and sustainable living. Build community rain gardens to protect local watersheds. Fight scenic blight like […]

Categories: Sustainable Home

Fall Collection Events 2018

Posted by: Kim Bischof on July 31, 2018

PRC is proud to host collection event to help residents responsibly dispose of items that are dangerous to place in curbside trash or recycling. As summer winds down, don’t forget to clean out your household chemicals and electronics before the the end of our collection event session! Household Chemical Collections Individuals can drop off automotive […]

Categories: Uncategorized

CFL Recycling

Posted by: Kim Bischof on July 24, 2018

Compact florescent lights (CFL) have gained a lot of popularity for their energy efficiency. CFL bulbs are more efficient and have a longer lifespan that traditional incandescent lamps. However, do to the small amount of mercury inside of CFL bulbs they should not be placed in curbside trash. Instead, bring them to a PRC Hard to […]

Become a Stream Smart Property!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on July 20, 2018

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 receive audits that help residents learn how stormwater runoff impacts our local streams and creeks. The audit offers information about stormwater  “Best Management Practices” that, when implemented, will […]

What to Expect at a Household Chemical Collection

Posted by: Kim Bischof on July 18, 2018

Since 2003, PRC has helped Western PA residents to safely dispose of over 4,950,000 lbs of household chemicals through our Household Chemical Collection Events. We hold these events in order to provide residents with a responsible means of disposing of hazardous materials such as automotive fluids, household cleaners, paint, and other chemicals. By knowing what […]