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Media Recycling

Posted by: Kim Bischof on August 21, 2018

PRC is proud to offer a number of Hard to Recycle Collection Events throughout Allegheny County to help local residents responsibly recycle materials that are not accepted into local recycling programs. Over the last 16 years, PRC has worked hard to expand this list to take as many different materials as possible to ensure that is is […]

PRC Honors Green Leaders

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on August 7, 2018

The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) announced today its 2018 Environmental Leadership awardees, four organizations that have demonstrated a deep commitment to environmental stewardship in their communities. The awards will be presented at the our annual Awards Celebration on Thursday, November 15, at Material Culture in Philadelphia. Click HERE to sponsor the event or to purchase […]

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CFL Recycling

Posted by: Kim Bischof on July 24, 2018

Compact florescent lights (CFL) have gained a lot of popularity for their energy efficiency. CFL bulbs are more efficient and have a longer lifespan that traditional incandescent lamps. However, do to the small amount of mercury inside of CFL bulbs they should not be placed in curbside trash. Instead, bring them to a PRC Hard to […]

Become a Stream Smart Property!

Posted by: Mary Kate Ranii on July 20, 2018

PRC is inviting any property owner in the Darby and Cobbs Creek Watersheds to participate in the Stream Smart Stormwater House Call program! Stream Smart properties will receive audits that help residents learn how stormwater runoff impacts our local streams and creeks. The audit offers information about stormwater  “Best Management Practices” that, when implemented, will […]

What to Expect at a Household Chemical Collection

Posted by: Kim Bischof on July 18, 2018

Since 2003, PRC has helped Western PA residents to safely dispose of over 4,950,000 lbs of household chemicals through our Household Chemical Collection Events. We hold these events in order to provide residents with a responsible means of disposing of hazardous materials such as automotive fluids, household cleaners, paint, and other chemicals. By knowing what […]