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Living Zero Waste: Ordering Takeout

Posted by: Stacy Albin on April 30, 2020

  Anyone else tired of cooking at home? Or maybe you want to treat yourself to a night “eating out.” Most restaurants have adapted their menus and takeout options to accommodate continued restrictions of Stay at Home orders. This week, PRC provides a few strategies you can take when ordering takeout that adhere to the […]

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Sort, Save and Store! Updates on PRC’s Collection Events

Posted by: Stacy Albin on April 24, 2020

  PRC will soon announce the 2020 collection events calendar – which has been altered out of an abundance of caution for the safety of event participants, volunteers, partners and staff due to the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 Stay At Home order – and asks individuals to SAVE MATERIALS until local collection opportunities become available, the event […]

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Living Zero Waste: SHOPPING ONLINE

Posted by: Stacy Albin on April 23, 2020

  With most retail stores being closed for the past month, and without knowing when they will reopen again, many consumers have turned to online shopping to purchase items they need or want during the Stay-at-Home order. You might even be ordering your groceries online or signing up for weekly meal delivery plans. This week, […]

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Posted by: Sarah Shea on April 16, 2020

In recent weeks, the Pennsylvania Resources Council has closely monitored the COVID-19 situation in the commonwealth and its potential impact on venues and events.   Following the CDC’s March 15 recommendation concerning public gatherings, PRC has announced the following program changes:   PITTSBURGH AREA CONSERVATION WORKSHOPS THRU MAY 31st – RESCHEDULED (dates TBD)  PHILADELPHIA AREA THRU MAY 31st RAINBARREL WORKSHOPS – RESCHEDULED (dates TBD)  FUTUREFEST/REUSEFEST APRIL 18TH EARTH […]

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You Can – and Should – Still Save Your Glass for Recycling

Posted by: Stacy Albin on April 16, 2020

  A note from the manager of PRC’s Recycling Glass Program, Ashley DiGregorio: PRC has received many calls from residents in Southwestern Pennsylvania, rightly wondering if there are still options to recycle their container glass given the postponement of Pop-Up Glass Events in recent weeks. These events were postponed to avoid interpersonal contact and social […]

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