In September, 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.
In Allegheny County, PRC will conduct an in-person Backyard Composting Workshop on September 15 and an in-person Watershed Awareness & Rain Barrel Workshop on September 28. Participants will take home compost bins and rain barrels at the conclusion of the workshops.
Registration is required for all workshops and webinars by visiting prc.org/programs/conservation-workshops.
All webinars listed below take place online from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Following online instruction, individuals will pick up their compost bins at PRC’s office in Pittsburgh.
RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION WEBINAR
Learn recycling best practices concerning curbside collection, hard-to-recycle material, household chemicals and pharmaceutical disposal then ask questions during Q&A session.
Tuesday, September 20
Free statewide webinar
BACKYARD COMPOSTING WEBINAR
Learn the benefits of backyard composting, including the overall process, methods for setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways to use finished compost.
Tuesday, September 27
$70 course fee includes 82-gallon compost bin
BACKYARD COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
Learn the benefits of backyard composting, including the overall process, methods for setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways to use finished compost. The $70 course fee includes 82-gallon compost bin.
Thursday, September 15, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
North Park, Rose Barn, Pearce Mill Road, Allison Park, PA,15101
WATERSHED AWARENESS & RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP
Discover how to harvest rainwater from your roof, store it in a barrel and use it in the landscape. Learn about stormwater runoff problems and learn techniques to reduce watershed pollution. The $80 course fee includes 55-gallon rain barrel.
Wednesday, September 28, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Phipps Garden Center, 1059 Shady Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15232