The Bugfeed

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, […]

Q: What Can you do to Keep Supply Chains Strong?

Posted by: Stacy Albin on April 14, 2020

  A: Learn how to properly recycle! While nearly all aspects of daily life and business have been disrupted by COVID-19, trash and recycling collection have been deemed essential services. Refuse and sanitation workers have joined the ranks of #EverydayHeroes on the frontlines, risking daily exposure in order to keep our neighborhoods, and our supply […]

Living Zero Waste: AT HOME

Posted by: Stacy Albin on April 9, 2020

My first introduction to COVID-19 was at 6:30am on a Thursday morning in early March. I went to a Starbucks in the suburban neighborhood where my parents live to grab a cup of coffee before sitting down to work. I set my reusable mug that I always have on hand on the counter and ordered […]

COVID-19 Puts Strain on Waste and Recycling Services Across Pennsylvania

Posted by: Stacy Albin on March 31, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic brought sudden changes to residents and business’ in cities across the U.S., including Pennsylvania. On March 19, 2020, Governor Wolf ordered all non-life-sustaining business to close their physical locations, and his list of all essential and non-life-sustaining businesses has been updated numerous times since its release. Although municipal solid waste and recycling […]

Categories: Education

PRC Launches 100% Recycled Content Paper Cooperative!

Posted by: Kaity Baril on March 6, 2020

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has launched a RECYCLED PAPER COOPERATIVE to make 100% recycled paper more affordable by purchasing large volumes of office paper directly from a western Pennsylvania paper mill passing the savings on to coop members. PRC is dedicated to keeping PA office paper 100% recycled, 100% local by making it affordable and […]

Categories: Paper Co-op