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FREE APRIL 12 RECYCLING WEBINAR OFFERED STATEWIDE

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 5, 2022

Individuals living throughout Pennsylvania are invited to take part in PRC’s free “Recycling & Waste Reduction” webinar on Tuesday, April 12, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The online workshop will answer common questions surrounding recycling issues such as curbside collection, hard-to-recycle materials and pharmaceutical disposal. While the Recycling & Waste Reduction webinar is free, pre-registration […]

Categories: Recycling

“LENS ON LITTER” OFFERS EARTH DAY OPPORTUNITIES

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on April 4, 2022

Wondering how to celebrate Earth Day 2022? Enter or sponsor PRC’s 2022 Gene Capaldi Lens on Litter Photo Contest!  Head outdoors with your camera to document litter — and consider joining us as a sponsor of this popular contest. Since 1984 PRC has organized an annual Lens on Litter photo contest not to glorify litter, […]

Categories: Litter

PRC CELEBRATES WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on March 31, 2022

A message from PRC Board Chair Winnie Branton in celebration of Women’s History Month: One of the things that attracted me to join PRC was its history of female leadership.  Almost half of PRC’s first board of directors in 1939 were women.  PRC’s first Executive Director was a woman (Ruth Becker).  Many women have served […]

Categories: Organizational News

GROWING GREENER GRANT FOCUSES ON DARBY CREEK WATERSHED

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on March 30, 2022

PRC, the oldest grassroots environmental organization in the commonwealth, has been awarded a $244,475 Growing Greener Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The grant will allow PRC and its partners to support an array of watershed restoration projects in southeastern Pa. The Growing Greener fund is the single largest source of state […]

APRIL 30 HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTION IN BEAVER COUNTY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on March 29, 2022

REGISTER NOW In April, PRC will partner with the Beaver County Department of Sustainability and Waste Management to 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, electronic cigarettes, motor oil and pesticides. This […]

Categories: HHW

APRIL 2022 PRC WEBINAR SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on March 28, 2022

In April, PRC will conduct a variety of environmental education webinars to teach residents principles of backyard composting, options for recycling a wide variety of materials, and methods for protecting watersheds including the use of rain barrels. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER All workshops listed below take place online from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April […]

Categories: Education

APRIL “TRAVELING GLASS BIN” SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on March 24, 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