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BACKYARD COMPOSTING WEBINARS IN JANUARY

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on December 21, 2021

In January, PRC will conduct two online environmental education webinars to teach residents the importance and process of backyard composting. “It’s easy to create compost at home, and using finished compost is a great way to improve garden soil,” according to PRC Education Program Coordinator Nancy Martin.  “It’s vital that organic matter be returned to […]

Categories: Education

SUPPORT PRC & Be Part of Solution

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on December 21, 2021

By making an end-of-year gift to PRC you can help create a Pennsylvania where nothing is wasted. Your support helps PRC provide access to safe disposal of household chemicals, glass, TVs and other electronic waste along with opportunities for kids and adults to learn how to be good stewards of the environment – through recycling, […]

Categories: Donation

2021 PRC ACTIVITIES GREAT SUCCESS

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on December 16, 2021

CLICK HERE TO READ OUR YEAR-END NEWSLETTER Join PRC in celebrating the impact we’ve all made on the environment in 2021! In 2021 our team continued to drive towards the vision of a Pennsylvania where nothing is wasted – building infrastructure to reduce waste, protect watersheds, and help people of all ages learn to steward […]

Categories: Recycling

JOB OPENING FOR ENV. EDUCATION COORD

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on December 9, 2021

PRC’s Pittsburgh office is accepting applications for a full-time ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION COORDINATOR position. Job Summary:  Develop, coordinate, implement and facilitate PRC’s education programs for a range of ages in the public, business, and municipal government sectors.  A successful candidate will demonstrate a clear commitment to resource conservation.  The position will require the candidate to work independently and […]

Categories: Organizational News

DEC. 13 FREE STATEWIDE “RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION” WEBINAR

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on December 6, 2021

Which plastics are acceptable in curbside recycling? How do you properly dispose of electronics…tires…household chemicals…unwanted pharmaceuticals…organic debris…and other common materials? Individuals living throughout Pennsylvania are invited to take part in PRC’s free “Recycling & Waste Reduction” webinar on Monday, December 13, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. The online workshop will answer common questions surrounding recycling […]

Categories: Recycling

“LENS ON LITTER” PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on November 29, 2021

Congratulations to the six winners of PRC’s 2021 Gene Capaldi Lens on Litter Photo Contest!  PRC experienced an enthusiastic response from residents across the Commonwealth participating in the competition, which divided entries into student and adult categories. Since exposure leads to prevention, the objective of PRC’s Lens on Litter Photo Contest is to focus public […]

Categories: Litter

“TRAVELING GLASS RECYCLING BIN” MAKES DECEMBER APPEARANCE

Posted by: Mary Beth Mueller on November 29, 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’s Traveling […]

Categories: Recycling