ReuseFest

ReuseFest is a one-day drop off event open to the general public that diverts materials from local landfills to reuse by Pittsburgh non-profits.

This year we will be expanding to include a pop up shop area during the event featuring children's activities, informational tables, food trucks, reused art for sale and more!  Check our ReuseFest Page for up to date details!

Price: $0.00

Date: April 21, 2018

Address:
Children's Hospital Parking Lot
55th St & Harrison Street
Pittsburgh, PA
15201
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Free Rain Barrel and Stormwater Workshop in East Lansdowne

PRC and Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative are partnering to present a free Rain Barrel and Stormwater Workshop.  Attendees will learn about the problems associated with stormwater runoff, ways to conserve water in their homes, and watershed friendly landscaping techniques.   The workshop will also cover the basics of how to construct, install and maintain a rain barrel.

After the workshop, participants will be provided with a recycled barrel and fittings  to install a rain barrel on their property.

This workshop is free, but registration is required.

Rain Barrels are limited to 50 per workshop and 1 per household.

Price: $0.00

Date: June 20, 2018

Address:
East Lansdowne Borough Hall
155 Lexington Ave
Lansdowne, PA
19050 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: 2

Household Chemical Collection

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Event flyer will be available by mid-March. Call 412.488.7452 for more information.

Fayette County Fayette County Fairgrounds, Dunbar, PA, Saturday, June 23, 2018 (click here for event flyer).

Price: $70.00

Date: June 23, 2018

Hard to Recycle Collection

Collection event for e-waste, tires, batteries, polystyrene packaging material, and more.

For a detailed list of items collected as well as some associated fees visit the Hard to Recycle webpage.

Price: $0.00

Date: June 30, 2018

Address:
Quaker Valley High School
625 Beaver Street
Leetsdale, PA
15056 Map and Directions

Volunteer Appreciation BBQ

As a thank you to all our hard working volunteers, contractors, and members, we would like to invite you to spend the evening with us at the Double Wide Grill.

Volunteers and contractors make PRC's programs work, and helped recycle/compost/reuse/divert over one million pounds of materials last year!

Join us and other members of the PRC family for an evening of (meaty and vegan) appetizers, raffle prizes, games, and more!

The event is free but pre-registration is required at EventBrite here.

Double Wide Grill
2339 East Carson Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203

Price: $

Date: July 19, 2018

Household Chemical Collection

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Event flyer will be available by mid-March. Call 412.488.7452 for more information.

Washington County Wild Things Park, Washington, PA, Saturday, July 21, 2018 (click here for event flyer).

Price: $70.00

Date: July 21, 2018

Rain Barrel Workshop at Upper St Clair Library

PRC’s Watershed Awareness/Rain Barrel Workshop raises awareness of watershed issues, demonstrates how to install a 55-gallon rain barrel, and introduces other rainwater harvesting options.

Participants will also receive a FreeGarden RAIN 55-gallon rain barrel (seen below). Designed with the homeowner/gardener in mind, it is affordable, attractive, and easy to install.

Cost: $80/person and $85/couple
*any couple where the second attendee is under 18 should choose the individual registration as their second party is free

You can pay in one of three ways:
-Send a check in mail
-Pay with PayPal
-Bring cash or check with you to workshop

All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 247 if you have questions.

If you are unable to attend this class please call as soon as possible to cancel so that we make sure we bring the appropriate amount of materials. Thank you!

Price: $80.00

Date: July 23, 2018

Address:
Upper St Clair Library
1820 McLaughlin Run Road
Upper St Clair, PA
15241
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Available Spaces: Unlimited

Household Chemical Collection

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Event flyer will be available by mid-March. Call 412.488.7452 for more information.

Allegheny County #2  Boyce Park Four Seasons Ski Lodge parking lot (GPS address: 750 Center Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15239), Saturday, August 18, 2018 (click here for event flyer).

Price: $70.00

Date: August 18, 2018

Hard to Recycle Collection

Collection event for e-waste, tires, batteries, polystyrene packaging material, and more.

For a detailed list of items collected as well as some associated fees visit the Hard to Recycle webpage.

Price: $0.00

Date: August 25, 2018

Address:
Century III Mall
3075 Clairton Road
West Mifflin, PA
15123 Map and Directions

Backyard Composting Workshop at North Park Rose Barn

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 226 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: September 5, 2018

Address:
North Park, Rose Barn
Pearce Mill Road
Allison Park, PA
15101
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Available Spaces: Unlimited

Backyard Composting Workshop at Phipps Garden Center

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 226 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: September 11, 2018

Address:
Phipps Garden Center
1059 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
15232 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Backyard Composting Workshop at South Park

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 226 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: September 19, 2018

Address:
South Park Home Economics Building
2050 Buffalo Drive
South Park Township, PA
15219
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Available Spaces: Unlimited

Household Chemical Collection

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Event flyer will be available by mid-March. Call 412.488.7452 for more information.

Allegheny County #3  South Park Wave Pool parking lot, Saturday, September 22, 2018 (click here for event flyer).

Price: $70.00

Date: September 22, 2018

Rain Barrel Workshop at Phipps Garden Center

PRC’s Watershed Awareness/Rain Barrel Workshop raises awareness of watershed issues, demonstrates how to install a 55-gallon rain barrel, and introduces other rainwater harvesting options.

Participants will also receive a FreeGarden RAIN 55-gallon rain barrel (seen below). Designed with the homeowner/gardener in mind, it is affordable, attractive, and easy to install.

Cost: $80/person and $85/couple
*any couple where the second attendee is under 18 should choose the individual registration as their second party is free

You can pay in one of three ways:
-Send a check in mail
-Pay with PayPal
-Bring cash or check with you to workshop

All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 247 if you have questions.

If you are unable to attend this class please call as soon as possible to cancel so that we make sure we bring the appropriate amount of materials. Thank you!

Price: $80.00

Date: September 27, 2018

Address:
Phipps Garden Center
1059 Shady Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
15232 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Hard to Recycle Collection

Collection event for e-waste, tires, batteries, polystyrene packaging material, and more.

For a detailed list of items collected as well as some associated fees visit the Hard to Recycle webpage.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 6, 2018

Address:
Settlers Cabin Park
Ridge Road
Pittsburgh, PA
15205 Map and Directions

Household Chemical Collection

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Event flyer will be available by mid-March. Call 412.488.7452 for more information.

Beaver County  Bradys Run Park Recycling Center, Saturday, October 13, 2018 (click here for event flyer).

Price: $70.00

Date: October 13, 2018

Vermicomposting Workshop at North Park Rose Barn

Workshop participants will learn how to house, feed, harvest and care for their own worms. Be prepared to roll-up your sleeves and make your own worm composting bin!
Cost: $70 Single/$75 Couple* (Includes one compost unit per registration)
*any couple where the second attendee is under 18 should choose the individual registration as their second party is free

PREPAYMENT FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS REQUIRED.
You can pay in one of two ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Pay with PayPal

All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 226 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: November 6, 2018

Address:
North Park, Rose Barn
Pearce Mill Road
Allison Park, PA
15101
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Available Spaces: Unlimited

Vermicomposting Workshop at South North Buffalo Inn

Workshop participants will learn how to house, feed, harvest and care for their own worms. Be prepared to roll-up your sleeves and make your own worm composting bin!
Cost: $70 Single/$75 Couple* (Includes one compost unit per registration)
*any couple where the second attendee is under 18 should choose the individual registration as their second party is free

PREPAYMENT FOR THIS WORKSHOP IS REQUIRED.
You can pay in one of two ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Pay with PayPal

All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 226 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: November 14, 2018

Address:
South Park, Buffalo Inn
Buffalo Drive
South Park Township, PA
15219
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Available Spaces: Unlimited