AUGUST WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS IN SW PA

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 26, 2022

In August, PRC will conduct environmental education webinars to teach southwestern PA residents principles of backyard composting, methods for protecting watersheds including using rain barrels and options for recycling a wide variety of materials.  Following online instruction, individuals will pick up their compost bins and rain barrels at PRC’s office in Pittsburgh.

PRC will conduct an in-person Backyard Composting Workshop in Washington County on August 17 and a Watershed Awareness & Rain Barrel Workshop in Allegheny County on August 27.  Participants will take home compost bins and rain barrels at the conclusion of the workshops.

Registration is required for all workshops and webinars by visiting www.prc.org/programs/conservation-workshops.

 

AUGUST WEBINARS

All webinars listed below take place online from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Following online instruction, individuals will pick up their rain barrels and compost bins at PRC’s office in Pittsburgh.

WATERSHED AWARENESS & RAIN BARREL WEBINAR
Discover how to harvest rainwater from your roof, store it in a barrel and use it in the landscape. Learn about stormwater runoff problems and learn techniques to reduce watershed pollution.
Tuesday, August 2
$80 course fee includes 55-gallon rain barrel

RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION WEBINAR
Learn recycling best practices concerning curbside collection, hard-to-recycle material, household chemicals and pharmaceutical disposal then ask questions during Q&A session.
Tuesday, August 9
Free statewide webinar

BACKYARD COMPOSTING WEBINAR
Learn the benefits of backyard composting, including the overall process, methods for setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways to use finished compost.
Tuesday, August 30
$70 course fee includes 82-gallon compost bin

 

IN-PERSON WORKSHOPS

BACKYARD COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
Learn the benefits of backyard composting, including the overall process, methods for setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways to use finished compost. The $70 course fee includes 82-gallon compost bin.

Wednesday, August 17, from 6 – 7 p.m.
Bedner’s Farm and Greenhouse, 315 Coleman Rd., McDonald, PA 15057

WATERSHED AWARENESS & RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP
Discover how to harvest rainwater from your roof, store it in a barrel and use it in the landscape. Learn about stormwater runoff problems and learn techniques to reduce watershed pollution. The $80 course fee includes 55-gallon rain barrel.

Saturday, August 27, from 11 a.m. – Noon
Construction Junction, 214 N. Lexington Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208

For more information about all upcoming PRC workshops and webinars, visit www.prc.org/programs/conservation-workshops.

 

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