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Earth Day 2017!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on March 17, 2017

At PRC every day is Earth Day, but every April 22 we try to go a little further to show our love for the planet. Join us this year, as we celebrate Earth Day 2017 by giving back to the planet by reducing, reusing, recycling, and volunteering! Attend ReuseFest PRC is partnering with UPMC to host […]

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Have a Green Valentine’s Day!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on February 2, 2017

Whether we have someone to share it with or not, Valentine’s Day is coming! Make the earth your sweetheart this year (and every year!) by making sure your Day of Love celebrations are eco-friendly! Gifts Give the gift of experience. Experience gifts like cooking or dancing classes, museum tickets, conservation workshop registrations, or passes to a […]

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Go Green With Compost!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on January 30, 2017

Make this spring your greenest ever! This spring, PRC will be offering numerous opportunities to learn all about backyard composting and watershed protection/rain water harvesting. One of the simplest yet significant tasks we can participate in is greening our everyday lifestyle. There is so much that one can do in and around the home to […]

Prevent Runoff With a Rain Barrel!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on January 24, 2017

Prepare your home for spring’s rain showers with a rain barrel! Depending on the size of your home, you can collect a substantial amount of rainwater with a simple rain barrel system. In fact, 10 inches of rain on an average 1,360 square foot roof can yield 8,160 gallons of rainwater over the spring and […]

PRC Increases Apartment Recycling

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on January 11, 2017

Since 2014, PRC has partnered with Alcoa Foundation to work with multi-family properties around the Greater Pittsburgh Area to find best management recycling practices as well as increase recycling rates. These properties ranged in size, location, and socioeconomic makeup. Multi-family residences are buildings that house multiple family units and can range from houses retrofitted into […]

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