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DON’T TAKE THAT TO THE CURB! WHY HARD-TO-RECYCLE MATERIALS REQUIRE SPECIAL DISPOSAL

Posted by: Stacy Albin on July 1, 2020

PRC provides responsible and convenient disposal options for items that are not eligible for curbside recycling, and since 2003 more than 35,000 residents have participated in PRC hard-to-recycle collection events. Learn why these common hard-to-recycle materials pose a threat to the environment. “E-WASTE” – electronic products such as televisions, computers and phones Recycling TVs, computers […]

JULY 2020 ONLINE CONSERVATION WORKSHOP SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 30, 2020

  In July, PRC will host a variety of conservation workshops, now conducted as online webinars. The new format enables individuals living in southwestern Pennsylvania to take part in online instruction and then to make arrangements to pick up a composting bin or rain barrel at PRC’s headquarters in Pittsburgh’s North Side.  Individuals living throughout […]

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PROTECT PETS FROM CHEMICAL EXPOSURE AT HOME

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 25, 2020

  Pets are beloved members of the family, but exposure to common household chemicals can pose serious health risks.  According to the According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a typical home contains as much as 100 pounds of household chemicals such as pesticides, paints, cleaners and other potentially hazardous products – so learn how […]

Categories: HHW

MUNICIPAL MANAGERS: JOIN PRC FOR GLASS RECYCLING WEBINAR TODAY

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 24, 2020

PRC is committed to serving residents living in municipalities no longer accepting glass in curbside recycling collection.  Partnerships with municipal managers can arrange to bring this vital service to their communities. Municipal managers can learn more about glass recycling options by joining PRC this afternoon – Wednesday, June 24, at 2 p.m. – for a […]

Categories: Glass Recycling

PROPERLY PREPARE TO DROP OFF HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS AT 2020 EVENTS

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 22, 2020

On Saturday, June 27, PRC will launch its 18th season of household chemical collections by hosting an event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wild Things Park in Washington County. This event will introduce new safety measures and a modified fee structure ($20 flat fee) to offer a nearly contact-free event in response to […]

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