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PRC presents plan to reduce waste and modernize recycling in PA

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on May 27, 2022

WITH RECYCLING RATES DROPPING, NEW REPORT FROM PRC AND PENN ENVIRONMENT OFFERS WAYS TO PUT CITY, STATE BACK ON TRACK Officials join environmental advocates, call for updates to Commonwealth’s recycling law to improve health, environment and create jobs A new report issued by Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) and PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center outlines how Pennsylvania’s […]

Categories: Recycling

PERMANENT GLASS RECYCLING STATION TO LAUNCH IN McCANDLESS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on May 20, 2022

McCandless residents can soon drop off glass bottles, jars and jugs at a permanent recycling dumpster located off Grubbs Road thanks to a grant provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP). Beginning on May 27, residents can drop off all colors of glass bottles, jars and jugs in the Town of McCandless […]

Categories: Glass Recycling

MAY 21 HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTION IN CAMBRIA COUNTY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on May 10, 2022

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER In May, PRC in partnership with the Cambria County Solid Waste Authority will host a one-day household chemical collection event in Johnstown to provide Pennsylvania residents with an opportunity to safely and cost effectively dispose of common chemicals such as cleaners, paints, stains and varnishes, batteries, electronic cigarettes, motor oil and […]

Categories: HHW

RECYCLING COLLECTIONS FOR CITY OF PITTSBURGH RESIDENTS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on May 9, 2022

PRC has been contracted by the City of Pittsburgh to operate recycling collections to enable City residents to dispose of a wide variety of materials not collected curbside. CLICK HERE to read May 9 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article “Electronic Waste Collection Program Returning” QUESTIONS?  For additional information, City of Pittsburgh residents can contact [email protected] or calling […]

Categories: Recycling

HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTIONS LAUNCH JUNE 4

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on May 4, 2022

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER PRC will launch its 2022 HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTION campaign by hosting an event at Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills, Frazer Township, on Saturday, June 4, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Throughout the summer and fall, four hard-to-recycle collections held in partnership with the Allegheny County Health Department will enable individuals to responsibly […]

Categories: HTR

FREE STATEWIDE RECYCLING WEBINAR SET FOR MAY 12

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on May 2, 2022

Ready to recycle?  In just one hour, you can learn what to leave curbside, what to toss into trash and how to dispose of specialty materials. Individuals living throughout Pennsylvania are invited to take part in the Pennsylvania Resources Council’s free “Recycling & Waste Reduction” webinar on Thursday, May 12, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  […]

Categories: Recycling

MAY WEBINAR SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 28, 2022

In May, PRC will conduct a variety of environmental education webinars to teach residents principles of backyard composting, options for recycling a wide variety of materials, and methods for protecting watersheds including the use of rain barrels. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER All workshops listed below take place online from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 3 […]

Categories: Education