Electronics Recycling

Volunteer

Volunteers are an essential part of each and every one of PRC’s programs. Volunteering is a great way to make a positive impact on Pennsylvania’s environment – keeping dangerous and valuable materials out of our landfills, waterways, and public spaces. Without our volunteers PRC would not be able to offer the great services that we […]

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Electronics

-2017 Television Recycling Update- In 2010, the PA state legislature passed a law banning many electronic devices – including televisions and computers – from landfills and incinerators.  The law also requires that manufacturers of these devices pay the costs of providing residents with free and convenient recycling alternatives. Since the law took effect in 2013, […]

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Hard To Recycle Items

What is Hard to Recycle? Hard to Recycle is any item that you cannot easily recycle in your curbside collection program, such as tires, Freon-containing appliances, fluorescent tubes, etc.  These items, in some cases, cannot be placed in landfills in Pennsylvania, as they can leach harmful chemicals when not recycled properly. While these materials may […]

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Collection Events

Approximately 50 percent of the waste that Americans generate every day is recyclable through traditional recycling means. On top of the paper, glass, metal, and glass, an additional 20 percent of our waste is recyclable through specialty recycling programs! Materials like electronics, household chemicals, CFL lightbulbs, and more do not belong in landfills. Some are […]

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Hard To Recycle Collections Western PA

Since 2003, PRC has held Hard to Recycle collections in Southwestern PA with the goal of providing responsible and convenient recycling for items not able to be recycled at the curb. At these events individuals have been able to recycle such item as e-waste, cell phones, polystyrene, compact fluorescent bulbs, alkaline batteries, Freon-containing appliances, tires […]

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Volunteer in Southwestern PA

Volunteers are an essential part of each and every one of PRC’s collection events. Volunteering is a great way to make a positive impact on Pennsylvania’s environment – keeping dangerous and valuable materials out of our landfills, waterways, and public spaces. Without our volunteers PRC would not be able to offer the great services that […]

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Volunteer in Southeastern PA

Volunteers are an essential part of each and every one of PRC’s collection events. Volunteering is a great way to make a positive impact on Pennsylvania’s environment – keeping dangerous and valuable materials out of our landfills, waterways, and public spaces. Without our volunteers PRC would not be able to offer the great services that […]

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PRC’s E-Steward Certification

PRC has further committed to the safe, ethical and responsible recycling of electronic waste through recognition by the Basel Action Network (BAN) as an e­Stewards® Enterprise. The designation recognizes cities, companies and nonprofits that take concrete measures to eliminate the export of hazardous electronic waste (e­waste) to developing countries by using Certified e­Stewards Recyclers to manage their electronic waste. The […]

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