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PRC EASTERN HEADQUARTERS MOVES TO ROSE TREE PARK

Posted by: Stacy Albin on June 5, 2020

PRC has moved its eastern headquarters to Rose Tree Park in Delaware County and will base its eastern regional operations – focusing on environmental education, watershed stewardship, recycling and waste diversion programs, anti-litter campaigns and many other activities – in Leedom House, a historic structure that serves as the headquarters for Delaware County Parks & […]

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PROTECT YOUR FAMILY FROM LAWN AND GARDEN CHEMICAL EXPOSURE

Posted by: Stacy Albin on May 26, 2020

  Look around your house, garage and garden shed and you may discover as much as 100 pounds of household chemicals such as pesticides, paints, cleaners, automotive fluids and other products.  According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, such products are safe to use if proper precautions are taken, but problems generally arise when individuals […]

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PRC LAUNCHES SELF-SERVE “TRAVELING GLASS RECYCLING BIN PROGRAM”

Posted by: Stacy Albin on May 15, 2020

Program’s first week-long appearance takes place June 6 – 11 in Hampton  In June, the Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) will launch a Traveling Glass Recycling Bin Program to serve residents living in municipalities no longer accepting glass in curbside recycling collection. This week-long service, which is free to residents, will rotate through a variety of […]

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Let’s Clear the Air Poster Challenge 2020 Winners Announced!

Posted by: Kaity Baril on May 14, 2020

The Southwestern PA Air Quality Partnership, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Resources Council, would like to announce the 10th Annual Let’s Clear the Air Poster Challenge winners!  There were 68 submissions throughout 22 total public, parochial and private schools in a 10-county region that entered for the 2019 – 2020 Academic Year. The goal of the Challenge is designed […]

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HOW TO PROPERLY DISPOSE OF LATEX PAINT AT HOME

Posted by: Stacy Albin on May 8, 2020

Are you spring cleaning and finding an abundance of unwanted latex paint stored in your basement or garage? “It’s important to properly dispose of all paint, both latex and oil-based, since paint can pollute groundwater,” according to Sarah Alessio Shea, PRC’s Collection Events Manager.  “Therefore, you should never throw liquid paint products into your trash.  […]

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