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“TRAVELING GLASS RECYCLING BIN” MAKES TWO SEPTEMBER APPEARANCES

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on August 29, 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

PRC RECEIVES SUBSTANTIAL GRANT FUNDING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE WORK

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on August 25, 2022

PRC is honored to have been awarded two grants in August in support of the organization’s environmental justice work throughout the commonwealth.  A nearly $300,000, two-year grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will fund PRC’s programs to build green stormwater infrastructure and community capacity to sustain and grow the initiative; while an almost […]

SEPT. 10 HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTION IN SOUTH PARK

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on August 23, 2022

In September, PRC in partnership with Allegheny County Health Department 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. This PRC household chemical collection will take place on Saturday, […]

Categories: HHW

REUSE FEST RETURNS TO ERIE SEPTEMBER 10 — NUMEROUS NONPROFITS COLLECTING GENTLY USED MATERIALS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on August 12, 2022

Clean out the garage…the basement…the overflowing closets throughout the house because a regional large-scale collection of materials to be REUSED by local nonprofits will return to Erie on Saturday, September 10. PRC’s “ReuseFest” – a one-of-a-kind drop-off event for gently used materials destined for reuse by numerous local nonprofit organizations – will accept a wide […]

Categories: Recycling

HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTION IN AUGUST

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on August 2, 2022

In August, PRC in partnership with Allegheny County Health Department 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. This PRC household chemical collection will take place on Saturday, […]

Categories: HHW

AUGUST WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS IN SW PA

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 26, 2022

In August, PRC will conduct environmental education webinars to teach southwestern PA residents principles of backyard composting, methods for protecting watersheds including using rain barrels and options for recycling a wide variety of materials.  Following online instruction, individuals will pick up their compost bins and rain barrels at PRC’s office in Pittsburgh. PRC will conduct […]

Categories: Education

AUGUST “TRAVELING GLASS RECYCLING BIN” SCHEDULE

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 14, 2022

The PRC 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 […]

Categories: Glass Recycling