The Bugfeed

HOW TO PROPERLY DISPOSE OF LATEX PAINT AT HOME

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 11, 2022

Need to dispose of latex paint?  PRC shares this simple method for preparation at home that allows you to legally and safely dispose of latex paint in your regular trash, eliminating the need to purchase any products or drive to a household chemical collection event. Latex paint (water based) in a solidified form is not a hazardous […]

Categories: Paint

FREE JULY 21 RECYCLING WEBINAR — REGISTER TODAY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 7, 2022

Ready to recycle?  In just one hour, you can learn what to leave curbside, what to toss into trash and how to dispose of specialty materials. Individuals living throughout Pennsylvania are invited to take part in the Pennsylvania Resources Council’s free “Recycling & Waste Reduction” webinar on Thursday, July 21, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  […]

Categories: Recycling

July Workshops & Webinars in Western PA

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 5, 2022

In July, PRC will conduct environmental education webinars to teach southwestern PA residents 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 rain barrels at PRC’s office in Pittsburgh. PRC will conduct three in-person workshops in Allegheny County in […]

Categories: Education

TWO HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTIONS IN JULY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 29, 2022

In July, PRC will host two hard-to-recycle collection events in Allegheny County to enable area residents to conveniently dispose of numerous items not suitable for curbside recycling: Saturday, July 23, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.   CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Quaker Valley High School, Leetsdale Saturday, July 30, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Next […]

Categories: HTR

JULY “TRAVELING GLASS RECYCLING BIN” APPEARANCE

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 27, 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 GLASS PROGRAM SHATTERS RECORD

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 23, 2022

Approaching the midway point of 2022, Pennsylvania Resources Council – recognized as a state and national leader in waste reduction and recycling – has shattered its glass recycling record by collecting 420 tons in the first six months of the year. “PRC launched its glass recycling program in 2019 and ended the year by collecting […]

Categories: Glass Recycling

WEEKDAY E-WASTE RECYCLING IN JULY IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 10, 2022

Throughout July, PRC will collect electronics for recycling on designated weekdays in Allegheny County.  Through the generous support of Allegheny County Health Department, PRC will conduct e-waste collection events on Tuesdays and Thursdays in July 2022 in South Park. “PRC provides residents with numerous options to conveniently and cost-effectively dispose of a wide variety of […]