The Bugfeed

Media Recycling

Posted by: Kim Bischof on August 21, 2018

PRC is proud to offer a number of Hard to Recycle Collection Events throughout Allegheny County to help local residents responsibly recycle materials that are not accepted into local recycling programs. Over the last 16 years, PRC has worked hard to expand this list to take as many different materials as possible to ensure that is is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Drug Take Back Day 2018

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on April 23, 2018

Safely dispose of your old prescription drugs, expired over-the-counter medications, and other pharmaceuticals with PRC! This April, PRC is partnering with PA American Water to host three drop-off locations as part of the Drug Enforcement Agency’s (DEA) National Drug Take Back Day! On Saturday, April 28, from 10AM – 2PM, bring your unwanted and expired […]