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OCT. 15 “REUSE FEST” IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 19, 2022

Clean out the garage…the basement…the overflowing closets throughout the house because the region’s annual large-scale collection of materials to be REUSED by local nonprofits will take place on Saturday, October 15, in Allegheny County. The Pennsylvania Resources Council’s “ReuseFest” – a one-of-a-kind drop-off event for gently used materials destined for reuse by numerous local nonprofit […]

Categories: Collection Events

BEAVER COUNTY HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTION OCTOBER 8

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 15, 2022

In October, PRC will host its final household chemical collection event of the season, providing area residents with one more opportunity to safely and cost effectively dispose of common chemicals such as cleaners, paints, stains and varnishes, batteries, electronic cigarettes, motor oil and pesticides.  This PRC household chemical collection held in partnership with the Beaver […]

Categories: HHW

Inaugural PRC “Zero Waste Non-Event” In Fall

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 14, 2022

Pennsylvania Resources Council is moving its annual fundraising dinner online and embracing its mission to prevent waste and conserve Pennsylvania’s environmental resources. PRC’s 2022 “Zero Waste Non-Event” will eliminate waste typically generated by the dinner held for hundreds of people and instead focus on raising funds essential to supporting PRC’s operations and mission while recognizing […]

OCTOBER WEEKDAY E-WASTE COLLECTIONS IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 14, 2022

Throughout October, PRC will collect electronics for recycling on designated weekdays in Allegheny County.  Through the generous support of Allegheny County Health Department, PRC will conduct e-waste collection events on Tuesdays and Thursdays in October 2022 in North Park. “PRC provides residents with numerous options to conveniently and cost-effectively dispose of a wide variety of […]

FINAL HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTION OF SEASON TAKES PLACE OCT 1

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 13, 2022

In October, PRC will host its final hard-to-recycle collection event of the season, providing area residents with one final opportunity to conveniently dispose of numerous items not suitable for curbside recycling: Saturday, October 1, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Settlers Cabin Park Wave Pool, Allegheny County registration now open at www.prc.org/CollectionEvents Participants will pay […]

Categories: HTR

SEPTEMBER WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS IN SW PA

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 9, 2022

In September, PRC will conduct environmental education webinars to teach southwestern PA residents principles of backyard composting and options for recycling a wide variety of materials.  Following online instruction, individuals will pick up their compost bins at PRC’s office in Pittsburgh. In Allegheny County, PRC will conduct an in-person Backyard Composting Workshop on September 15 […]

Categories: Education

POSNER FOUNDATION GRANT TO ADDRESS FOOD WASTE

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 6, 2022

PRC has received a $50,000 award from the Posner Foundation of Pittsburgh to bring food waste prevention strategies to consumers where they live and shop. The grant will put food prevention strategies in the hands of Pennsylvania consumers by working with Pittsburgh businesses, vendors and community members. PRC will involve its Zero Waste business consulting […]

Categories: Education