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PRC COVID-19 UPDATE

Posted by: Sarah Shea on April 16, 2020

In recent weeks, the Pennsylvania Resources Council has closely monitored the COVID-19 situation in the commonwealth and its potential impact on venues and events.   Following the CDC’s March 15 recommendation concerning public gatherings, PRC has announced the following program changes:   PITTSBURGH AREA CONSERVATION WORKSHOPS THRU MAY 31st – RESCHEDULED (dates TBD)  PHILADELPHIA AREA THRU MAY 31st RAINBARREL WORKSHOPS – RESCHEDULED (dates TBD)  FUTUREFEST/REUSEFEST APRIL 18TH EARTH […]

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You Can – and Should – Still Save Your Glass for Recycling

Posted by: Stacy Albin on April 16, 2020

  A note from the manager of PRC’s Recycling Glass Program, Ashley DiGregorio: PRC has received many calls from residents in Southwestern Pennsylvania, rightly wondering if there are still options to recycle their container glass given the postponement of Pop-Up Glass Events in recent weeks. These events were postponed to avoid interpersonal contact and social […]

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The Scoop on Glass Recycling during Quarantine: Updates on PRC Glass Program

Posted by: Stacy Albin on April 16, 2020

  A note from the manager of PRC’s Recycling Glass Program, Ashley DiGregorio: When PRC first piloted our Pop-Up Glass Events in early 2019, it was always with the hope that residents would one day be able to access that drop-off model on a regular basis – not just at a Saturday event. In light […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day 2020 Close to Home

Posted by: Stacy Albin on April 16, 2020

April 22, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the planet’s largest civic event, currently mobilizing 1 billion individuals worldwide each year. While staying close to home this year, you can still take part in numerous Earth Day activities throughout the coming week. Join PRC in celebrating Earth Week as we offer several close-to-home […]

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Preparing for a Household Chemical Collection

Posted by: Sarah Shea on April 14, 2020

Since 2003, PRC has helped Western PA residents to safely dispose of over 5,000,000 lbs of household chemicals through our Household Chemical Collection Events. These events provide residents with a responsible means of disposing of hazardous materials such as automotive fluids, household cleaners, paint, and other chemicals. By knowing what to expect at our events, […]