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JULY 2020 ONLINE CONSERVATION WORKSHOP SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 30, 2020

  In July, PRC will host a variety of conservation workshops, now conducted as online webinars. The new format enables individuals living in southwestern Pennsylvania to take part in online instruction and then to make arrangements to pick up a composting bin or rain barrel at PRC’s headquarters in Pittsburgh’s North Side.  Individuals living throughout […]

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PROPERLY PREPARE TO DROP OFF HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS AT 2020 EVENTS

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 22, 2020

On Saturday, June 27, PRC will launch its 18th season of household chemical collections by hosting an event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wild Things Park in Washington County. This event will introduce new safety measures and a modified fee structure ($20 flat fee) to offer a nearly contact-free event in response to […]

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HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTIONS LAUNCH IN JULY

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 15, 2020

  In July, PRC will host the first of five 2020 hard-to-recycle collection events to enable area residents to conveniently dispose of numerous items not suitable for curbside recycling: Saturday, July 18, from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Bethel Park High School, 309 Church Rd., Bethel Park, PA 15102 Saturday, July 25, from 9 a.m. […]

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Backyard Compost Bins and Rain Barrels Available to Southwest PA Residents

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 10, 2020

Backyard composting and rainwater catchment are popular topics during the growing season, especially this year! With so many of us staying home this spring, we are seeing growing interest in gardening and all things related. PRC’s conservation workshops, long offered at venues throughout southwestern and eastern Pennsylvania as in-person workshops, are now offered as webinars […]

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HOW TO RESPONSIBLY MANAGE HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS WHEN MOVING

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 8, 2020

Look around your home and you may discover as much as 100 pounds of household chemicals stored in your basement, garage, kitchen, bathroom and garden shed. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, an average home can easily accumulate this amount of cleaners, pesticides, paints, automotive fluids, and other products containing hazardous components. While such […]

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