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CONGRATULATIONS, 2022 POSTER CHALLENGE WINNERS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 6, 2022

Congratulations to winners of the 12th annual LET’S CLEAR THE AIR POSTER CHALLENGE presented by the Southwestern PA Air Quality Partnership in collaboration with Pennsylvania Resources Council!  Students attending public, parochial and private schools in a 10-county region entered the competition during the 2021 – 2022 academic year. STUDENTS LEARNED ABOUT AIR POLLUTION … EXPRESSED […]

Categories: Education

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED — ROSE TREE PARK SUMMER FESTIVAL EXPANDING RECYCLING EFFORT

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 6, 2022

When performers take the stage in Rose Tree Park throughout the 2022 Summer Festival, another group of “stars” will work behind the scenes helping to sort recyclables from trash as the first step the festival’s commitment to “zero waste.”  This year, concertgoers will have an opportunity to deposit their aluminum, plastic and glass bottles and […]

Categories: Zero Waste

PRC MILESTONE: 20th YEAR OF HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTIONS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 2, 2022

Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) – a statewide environmental organization dedicated to reducing waste – celebrates a milestone in 2022 as it launches the 20th season of hosting hard-to-recycle collection events:  responsibly managing 3.3 million pounds of electronics recycling dropped off by residents of southwestern Pennsylvania. “Since 2003, PRC has provided responsible and convenient disposal for […]

Categories: HTR

TWO HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTIONS IN JUNE

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 1, 2022

In June, PRC will host two household chemical collection events in western Pennsylvania to enable area residents to conveniently dispose of materials such as cleaners, paint products, batteries, automotive fluids, pool chemicals and pesticides. Saturday, June 18, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. FAYETTE COUNTY – Fayette County Recycling Convenience Center held in partnership with […]

Categories: Collection Events

JUNE “TRAVELING GLASS RECYCLING BIN” ENGAGEMENTS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on June 1, 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

JUNE WORKSHOPS & WEBINARS FOR SOUTHWESTERN PA RESIDENTS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on May 31, 2022

In June, PRC will conduct environmental education webinars to teach southwestern PA residents principles of backyard composting and options for recycling a wide variety of materials. Following online instruction, individuals will pick up their compost bins at PRC’s office in Pittsburgh. PRC will conduct three in-person workshops in June. Watershed Awareness & Rain Barrel workshops […]

Categories: Education

PRC presents plan to reduce waste and modernize recycling in PA

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on May 27, 2022

WITH RECYCLING RATES DROPPING, NEW REPORT FROM PRC AND PENN ENVIRONMENT OFFERS WAYS TO PUT CITY, STATE BACK ON TRACK Officials join environmental advocates, call for updates to Commonwealth’s recycling law to improve health, environment and create jobs >  CLICK HERE TO VISIT ACT 101 PAGE A new report issued by Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) and […]

Categories: Recycling