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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

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 […]

Drug Take-Back Day – April 2017

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on April 12, 2017

In conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) 13th National Drug Take-Back Day, PRC and its partners will provide several local venues to safely dispose of unwanted medication on Saturday, April 29, 2017. PRC will partner with Pennsylvania American Water and other organizations to host three drop-off collection events in western Pennsylvania on April 29 […]

Become a Stream Steward!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on March 20, 2017

Volunteer to help ensure that every resident of the Darby/ Cobbs Creek Watershed has drinkable, swimmable, fishable water.  Right now the entire Darby/Cobbs Creek Watershed have been designated as impaired by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP). These impairments are primarily due to stormwater-related impacts and urban runoff. Stormwater runoff is “water from […]