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SEPT. 11 ERIE REUSE FEST BENEFITS LOCAL NONPROFITS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 29, 2021

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 11. 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: Collection Events

AUGUST WEBINAR SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 23, 2021

PRC’s schedule of online workshops in August will include a free Recycling & Waste Reduction webinar on August 18 for individuals living throughout the Commonwealth. Did you know you can compost leaves, pinecones and straw?  Vegetable and fruit scraps, coffee grounds and eggshells?  Learn how to turn yard and kitchen scraps into a natural, homemade […]

Categories: Education

AUGUST “TRAVELING GLASS RECYCLING BIN PROGRAM” DATES ANNOUNCED 

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 22, 2021

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

TWO AUGUST HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTIONS IN ALLEGHENY COUNTY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 20, 2021

In August, 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, August 21, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Next Tier Connect at Pittsburgh East, Monroeville CLICK HERE to register Saturday, August 28, from 9 a.m. – 1 […]

Categories: HTR

PRC Completes Drexel Gardens Park Streambank Restoration

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on July 19, 2021

PRC and partners recently completed a 450-linear-foot restoration of a portion of the streambanks of Naylor’s Run as it flows through Drexel Gardens Park in Delaware County. The project also included installation of two bioswales — channels designed to concentrate and convey stormwater runoff while removing debris and pollution — with one bioswale taking runoff […]