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Join us for ReuseFest!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 17, 2018

Clean out the closets, the garage and the basement! PRC’s Fall ReuseFest is taking place in the UPMC St. Margaret parking lot and will offer a one-day collection event for materials destined for reuse by local nonprofits.  On Saturday, September 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. individuals can conveniently drop off gently used clothing, […]

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PRC Honors Green Leaders

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 7, 2018

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) announced today its 2018 Environmental Leadership awardees, four organizations that have demonstrated a deep commitment to environmental stewardship in their communities. The awards will be presented at the organization’s annual Awards Celebration on Thursday, November 15, at Material Culture in Philadelphia. The four awardees are: Wawa – Leadership in Recycling […]

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Fall Collection Events 2018

Posted by: Kim Bischof on July 31, 2018

PRC is proud to host collection event to help residents responsibly dispose of items that are dangerous to place in curbside trash or recycling. As summer winds down, don’t forget to clean out your household chemicals and electronics before the the end of our collection event session! Household Chemical Collections Individuals can drop off automotive […]

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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 […]