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Go Green this Summer!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on May 15, 2017

Summer is just around the corner! As we move closer to warmer temperature, beach vacations, and barbecues, we can make a few small changes to go green all season long! PRC’s Tips for a Green Summer Season Come to one of PRC’s collection events. Clear out your garage/shed/closet of household hazardous waste like paint, auto fluids, […]

Categories: Sustainable Home

Tire Recycling Collection

Posted by: Sarah Shea on May 10, 2017

Tired of the Buzz?  Drive Mosquitoes Away by Recycling Scrap Auto Tires Tire Recycling Collection Saturday, May 20th Sunnyside Elementary School Parking Lot 9am to 2pm (or until a max of 500 tires are collected) Tire Event Flyer Free collection of car tires off rims (no commercial tires or tires on rims accepted) for the residents […]

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E-Waste Recycling Milestone

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on May 4, 2017

PRC will host the first of its five 2017 HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTION EVENTS on Saturday, May 13, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer Township. Individuals can dispose of cell/home phones, CFL bulbs, computer towers and peripheral equipment (keyboards, laptops, mice, UPS/servers, Zip drives, etc.), expanded polystyrene packaging material, microwave ovens, […]

May Compost Workshops

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on May 3, 2017

PRC will conduct seven Backyard Composting Workshops in May at a variety of locations throughout Allegheny County. “Backyard composting reduces the release of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, from landfills, and instead turns yard waste and food scraps into a gardener’s best friend,” according to PRC Education Specialist Nancy Martin.  “Organic matter is a crucial […]

Chemical Collection Milestone

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on April 26, 2017

A collection event on Saturday, May 6, at the North Park Swimming Pool parking lot will provide Pennsylvania residents with the first of six opportunities to safely and cost effectively dispose of common household chemicals in 2017. Throughout the spring, summer and fall, the PRC will hold events in Allegheny, Beaver, Cambria and Washington counties […]