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 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 […]

2018 Collection Events!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on March 12, 2018

Mark your 2018 calendar now for dates to drop off a wide variety of materials – ranging from computers and household chemicals to usable building materials and unwanted medications – at upcoming collections sponsored by PRC and its partners. PRC provides Pennsylvania residents with options to conveniently and cost-effectively dispose of a wide variety of […]

Keep Pennsylvania Recycling

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on December 4, 2017

PRC works hard throughout the year to provide responsible and convenient recycling options to Pennsylvania families for materials ranging from TVs and computer monitors, to paints and pesticides, to tires and pharmaceuticals. In 2017, PRC facilitated the proper disposal of almost 750,000 pounds of materials from over 9,300 Pennsylvania families. Families just like Lynne’s. Like a […]