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BACKYARD COMPOSTING WEBINARS HELD IN OCTOBER

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on October 8, 2021

In October, 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

TWO OCTOBER “REUSE FEST” EVENTS BENEFIT LOCAL NONPROFITS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on October 4, 2021

FALL COLLECTIONS TAKE PLACE IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY & LAWRENCE COUNTY Clean out the garage…the basement…the overflowing closets throughout the house in preparation for two large-scale collections of materials to be REUSED by local nonprofits. In October, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will host “ReuseFest” – a one-of-a-kind drop-off event for gently used materials destined for […]

Categories: Collection Events

OCTOBER GLASS RECYCLING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 29, 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

Oct. 9 Household Chemical Collection in Beaver County

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 22, 2021

In October, PRC in partnership with the Beaver County Department of Sustainability and Waste Management will host a household chemical collection event to provide Pennsylvania residents with an opportunity to safely and cost effectively dispose of common chemicals such as cleaners, paints, stains and varnishes, batteries, motor oil and pesticides. The final PRC household chemical […]

Categories: HHW

PRC TO HONOR DAVID HESS AT OCT. 14 AWARDS CELEBRATION

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on September 21, 2021

DAVID HESS RECOGNIZED AS RECIPIENT OF PRC’S HIGHEST HONOR AT 2021 VIRTUAL AWARDS CELEBRATION PRC will present its most prestigious honor – the Fox Calhoun Award – to environmental trailblazer David Hess at its annual Awards Celebration held Thursday, October 14, in virtual format. Mr. Hess, former Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, […]