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PRC GIFT CERTIFICATES MAKE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFTS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on November 23, 2021

A gift certificate for a 2022 PRC workshop makes a perfect holiday gift – and you can shop from the convenience of home!  The $70 Backyard Composting course fee includes online or in-person instruction plus an 82-gallon compost bin, while the $80 Watershed Awareness course fee includes online or in-person instruction plus a 55-gallon rain […]

Categories: Education

TWO BACKYARD COMPOSTING WORKSHOPS IN DECEMBER

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on November 23, 2021

In December, PRC will conduct two online environmental education webinars to teach residents the importance and process of backyard composting. “It’s easy to create compost at home, and it can be used in many ways including improving garden soil,” according to PRC Education Program Coordinator Nancy Martin.  “It’s vital that organic matter be returned to […]

Categories: Education

PRC OFFERS 3 WAYS TO CELEBRATE NOV. 15 “AMERICA RECYCLES DAY”

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on November 9, 2021

On Monday, November 15, individuals across the United States will celebrate America Recycles Day, which annually recognizes the impact of recycling on the nation’s economy and environment. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, each American produces approximately 4.4 pounds of waste every day.  While 75 percent of this waste is recyclable, typically only about […]

Categories: Recycling

NOVEMBER GLASS RECYCLING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on November 1, 2021

PRC’S Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Program provides a free recycling service that rotates through a variety of locations in western Pennsylvania.  This innovative program provides residents with a higher quality glass recycling option than typical curbside programs, ensuring that glass deposited into the bin meets the highest standards and can be fully recycled. PRC Traveling […]

Categories: Glass Recycling

FREE STATEWIDE RECYCLING WEBINAR NOVEMBER 17

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on October 29, 2021

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR FREE NOV. 17 WEBINAR   Individuals living throughout Pennsylvania are invited to take part in the Pennsylvania Resources Council’s free “Recycling & Waste Reduction” webinar on Wednesday, November 17, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. The online workshop will answer common questions surrounding recycling issues – such as curbside collection, hard-to-recycle […]

Categories: Recycling

AUTUMN IDEAL TIME TO COMPOST

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on October 27, 2021

In November, PRC will conduct two online environmental education webinars to teach residents the importance and process of backyard composting. “Creating well-balanced compost is very easy in the fall,” according to PRC Education Program Coordinator Nancy Martin.  “As trees shed leaves there’s an abundance of both decaying and fresh leaves, which each add value to […]

Categories: Education

BACKYARD COMPOSTING WEBINARS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on October 25, 2021

pick up bins in Southeastern and Southwestern PA *All webinars run from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Webinar – November 3, 2021: Register Here Webinar – November 18, 2021: Register Here Are you unsure what to do with your kitchen, garden, and yard scraps? Would you like natural, home-made compost for your lawns and gardens in the […]

Categories: Education