The Bugfeed

Join us for ReuseFest!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 17, 2018

Clean out the closets, the garage and the basement! PRC’s Fall ReuseFest is taking place in the UPMC St. Margaret parking lot and will offer a one-day collection event for materials destined for reuse by local nonprofits.  On Saturday, September 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. individuals can conveniently drop off gently used clothing, […]

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PRC Honors Green Leaders

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 7, 2018

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) announced today its 2018 Environmental Leadership awardees, four organizations that have demonstrated a deep commitment to environmental stewardship in their communities. The awards will be presented at the our annual Awards Celebration on Thursday, November 15, at Material Culture in Philadelphia. Click HERE to sponsor the event or to purchase […]

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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 […]

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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 […]