What is PRC?

PRC is Pennsylvania’s oldest grassroots environmental organization. Since 1939 we have worked to protect the Commonwealth’s resources for future generations through environmental education, recycling and waste diversion programs, anti-litter campaigns and much more. Navigate the pages below to find more about PRC’s history and current projects and programs.

E-Blast Archive

PRC is always working on new projects, campaigns, and programs. Keep up to date with our work statewide by signing up for our monthly e-blast using the form at the bottom of this page. To find more information on our work in 2016, please use the links below to navigate to our recent eblasts. November 2016 […]

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Our Impact

Mission To lead and promote individual and collective actions to preserve Pennsylvania’s environmental resources for each generation. Founding The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit environmental organization, was founded in 1939 by a group of concerned citizens in the Philadelphia area who were concerned with the proliferation of billboards and other forms of roadside […]

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Partners & Affiliates

PRC relies on many partners  to make our programming possible. Without their generous contributions and direct support PRC could not present its many award winning programs and important resources. We thank all of those foundations, corporations, governments and individuals who empower PRC to be of benefit to all Pennsylvanians.

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Board of Directors

PRC is led by an all volunteer Board of Directors who represent a diverse group of industries, geographies and personal interests. Board members guide the work of PRC and ensure the organization continues to protect the resources of Pennsylvania for future generations. Board members serve two year terms. PRC programs are managed by a professional […]

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East Office

PRC’s Headquarters and Eastern Regional Office is located at the Environmental Living Demonstration Center in Ridley Creek State Park in Delaware County. The Environmental Living Demonstration Center: The goal of the Environmental Living Demonstration Center (ELDC) is to teach the public about environmentally sound lifestyle choices and demonstrate “green” living techniques.  Educational field trips to […]

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West Office

PRC West is located on the third floor of the Ann Jones Gerace Center on Pittsburgh’s South Side. PRC opened the Western Office in 1995 after Grow Recycling In Pittsburgh (GRIP) merged with PRC. PRC West manages a broad portfolio of programs and is a leader across the region on issues related to recycling and […]

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Annual Reports

Use the links below to access PRC’s most recent annual reports.                                                      

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Membership

Join (or Renew) Now to Protect Our Future Become an active partner in preserving Pennsylvania’s environmental resources for each generation! PRC provides environmental programs and services to schools, communities, and businesses statewide. We reach as many as 25,000 students each year. We design and implement programs for waste reduction and recycling, litter prevention, watershed protection, […]

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75th Anniversary Celebration

On November 13, the Pennsylvania Resources Council and many of its members, sponsors, and partners came together at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum to celebrate 75 years of protecting the environment and scenic beauty of Pennsylvania. The evening featured former PRC Executive Director, Ruth Becker, former State Senator “Edwin” Ted Erickson, and current Mayor of […]

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