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Zero Waste Shopping Workshop!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on November 28, 2016

PRC will be hosting its first ever Zero Waste Shopping Workshop in early December 2016! Join us on December 3rd at 2:00PM at the East End Food Co-op in Pittsburgh’s Point Breeze neighborhood. Shopping Zero Waste is an excellent way to reduce your ecological footprint, lighten your weekly trash load, and even save money. More […]

Categories: Sustainable Home

Founders of Scenic America

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on October 27, 2016

PRC’s first Executive Director, Ruth Becker, was recently honored at the Scenic America Conference in Salisbury, NC! Becker is one of Scenic America’s founders in addition to being instrumental in the founding of Keep America Beautiful. Throughout her career, Becker worked tirelessly for modern recycling programs, environmental advocacy, and environmental education.  Carol Butler, PRC’s Environmental […]

Categories: Uncategorized

Rain Gardens in Delaware County

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on October 26, 2016

Several months ago PRC began building Green Stormwater Infrsatructures (GSI) all over Delaware County with help in the form of grants from DEP Growing Greener, The National Rivers and Wildlife Foundation and The William Penn Foundation! These rain gardens were built in partnership with the Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative. Volunteers and several new friends […]

Zero Waste 2016!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on October 20, 2016

Zero Waste Pennsylvania’s 2016 event season is wrapping up and has been more successful than ever! ZWPA’s events range from large, fully-staffed festivals to smaller private parties. Pittsburghers may have seen us working at The Three Rivers Arts Festival, the Pittsburgh Marathon, or perhaps at one of your local community events, such as the Penn […]

Categories: Event Greening

PRC Joins “Not In Philly”

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on September 28, 2016

When Not in Philly Founder Dave Brindley moved to Philadelphia 7 years ago to work for the University of Pennsylvania, he was excited about being close to work, shopping and recreation for himself and his family. What he didn’t like was the litter along his block of Chestnut St. But no mere complainer he; instead […]

Categories: Litter