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PRC MILESTONE: 20th YEAR OF HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTIONS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 2, 2022

Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) – a statewide environmental organization dedicated to reducing waste – celebrates a milestone in 2022 as it launches the 20th season of hosting hard-to-recycle collection events:  responsibly managing 3.3 million pounds of electronics recycling dropped off by residents of southwestern Pennsylvania. “Since 2003, PRC has provided responsible and convenient disposal for […]

Categories: HTR

TWO HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTIONS IN JUNE

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 1, 2022

In June, PRC will host two household chemical collection events in western Pennsylvania to enable area residents to conveniently dispose of materials such as cleaners, paint products, batteries, automotive fluids, pool chemicals and pesticides. Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. FAYETTE COUNTY – Fayette County Recycling Convenience Center held in partnership with […]

Categories: Collection Events

JUNE “TRAVELING GLASS RECYCLING BIN” ENGAGEMENTS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 1, 2022

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

JUNE WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS FOR SOUTHWESTERN PA RESIDENTS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on May 31, 2022

In June, 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. PRC will conduct three in-person workshops in June. Watershed Awareness & Rain Barrel workshops […]

Categories: Education

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 >  CLICK HERE TO VISIT ACT 101 PAGE A new report issued by Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) and […]

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