The Bugfeed

10 Things to Donate, Not Toss

Posted by: Kim Bischof on June 20, 2018

Why Donate? Recycling is a great why to keep materials out of the trash, but it should never be the only option, as recycling is still an energy-intensive process. If an item is still usable, someone should use it! When you donate unwanted goods, valuable resources are put in the hands of those who need them. […]

Categories: Sustainable Home

What to Expect at a Hard to Recycle Collection

Posted by: Kim Bischof on June 19, 2018

Every Year PRC holds a number of Hard-to-Recycle Collection events in order to provide residents with a responsible means of disposing of e-waste. We partner with eLoop, a BAN e-Stewards Certified Recycler, to ensure electronics are recycled properly.  At these events, residents have opportunity to dispose of freon appliances, tires, polystyrene packaging material (or Styrofoam […]

Zero Waste at the 3 Rivers Arts Fest

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on June 1, 2018

PRC’s Zero Waste Pennsylvania program works with events and businesses throughout Western Pennsylvania to help cut their waste footprint and environmental impact. Since 2009, PRC has partnered with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to fight was at the Three Rivers Arts Festival! The Three Rivers Arts Festival is Pittsburgh’s 10-day celebration of music, art, food, and community. Follow the steps below […]

Categories: Uncategorized

Student Stream Stewards

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on May 25, 2018

For the fourth year, PRC and the Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative partnered with local school districts on the Stream Stewards program. This year, nearly 1,500 students from the Upper Darby, Southeast Delco, Interboro, and William Penn School Districts participated in the program, which is funded by a grant from Boeing. Stream Stewards is a […]

Categories: Education

Sustainable Summer

Posted by: Kim Bischof on May 24, 2018

School’s out for summer, but it’s never a bad time to learn about being green! Here are a few tips for sustainable ways to beat the heat. Gardening Be smart about watering your yard or garden. Not all watering techniques are created equal. If you water your garden in the morning or evening, when it’s […]

Categories: Education