The Bugfeed

PRC MILESTONE: 20th YEAR OF HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTIONS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 14, 2022

The 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 household chemical collection events:  responsibly managing 6 million pounds of chemical products dropped off by residents of southwestern Pennsylvania. “A typical home contains 100 pounds of hazardous […]

Categories: HHW

2022 COLLECTION SCHEDULE FLYER AVAILABLE ONLINE

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 11, 2022

CLICK FLYER TO VIEW 2022 PRC COLLECTION SCHEDULE Mark your 2022 calendar now for dates to drop off a wide variety of materials – ranging from computers and tires to household chemicals and smoke detectors – at upcoming collection events sponsored by the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) and its partners. “PRC provides residents with numerous […]

Categories: Collection Events

RAIN GARDEN INSTALLATION SET FOR EARTH DAY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 11, 2022

On Earth Day, PRC and partners will install a rain garden in Kent Park to manage stormwater runoff and improve water quality.  The April 22 project — organized in collaboration with Delaware County Parks & Recreation Department, Delaware County Conservation District, Eastern Delaware County Stormwater Collaborative and Darby Creek Valley Association — is an extension […]

PRC SALUTES NANCY MARTIN — EDUCATOR EXTRAORDINAIRE!

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 8, 2022

          NANCY MARTIN PRC Education Program Coordinator VISION:  I love to envision people everywhere working together to combat greed and destruction and embracing loving compassion, equity and stewardship of our beautiful planet home. EDUCATION:  Clarion University, studied Elementary Education; University of Pittsburgh, studied Spanish INTERESTS:  Everything – but especially the gift of […]

Categories: Organizational News

MAY 10 E-WASTE COLLECTION IN DELAWARE COUNTY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 6, 2022

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR MAY 10 COLLECTION EVENT PRC will host an electronics recycling collection event in May in Delaware County to provide residents with a convenient and cost-effective method of responsibly disposing of televisions, computers and other electronic equipment. The e-waste collection will take place on Tuesday, May 10, from 9 a.m. to […]

WORK WITH US THIS SUMMER — PRC HIRING 2022 ZERO WASTE ASSISTANTS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 5, 2022

It takes an entire team to “green” large-scale events.  PRC is hiring part-time seasonal Zero Waste Event Assistants to provide in-field support. Current contract opportunities in southwestern Pennsylvania pay $15/hour and offer flexible scheduling May through October. CLICK HERE to learn more.  To apply for a “Green Team” position, submit a resume and cover letter […]

Categories: Zero Waste

MANY 2022 PITTSBURGH EVENTS WILL BE “ZERO WASTE”

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 5, 2022

Some of Pittsburgh’s largest and most well-known events this spring, summer and fall will share a common theme:  zero waste. Kicking off in spring, PRC will partner with large-scale events including the Pittsburgh Marathon, Walk MS Pittsburgh, Pittonkatonk and Millvale Music Festival to achieve waste minimization and diversion via a system that coordinates planning, logistics, […]

Categories: Zero Waste