POSTPONED - Glass Recycling at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG

PRC hosts pop-up collection events where we accept all colors of glass bottles and jars from the public. All events will use the following format:

  • Open from 9am – 2pm
  • All events on Saturdays
  • No cost to users
  • Accept all colors of glass bottles and jars
    • No window glass
    • No drinking glasses or stemware
    • No ceramics
  • PRC staff and volunteers will be on site to assist recyclers

If you are interested in bringing glass collection events to your area please reach out to your local municipality and ask them to contact PRC at [email protected]

Price: $0.00

Date: April 18, 2020

Address:
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG
7370 Baker St
Pittsburgh, PA
15206 Map and Directions

POSTPONED - Recycling Awareness Program at REI Southside

Are you wondering: What materials are accepted curbside?

So many questions!

Attend PRC’s Recycling Awareness Workshop and get answers to some of the many questions surrounding recycling in southwestern PA.

Please call 412-488-7490 ext. 6.

Pre-registration is required.

You can register here: https://www.rei.com/events/96128/prc-recycling-awareness-program/276430.

Price: $0.00

Date: April 23, 2020

Address:
REI Southside
412 S 27th St
Pittsburgh, PA
15203 Map and Directions

PPOSTPONED - Glass Recycling at Village Sq Mall

PRC hosts pop-up collection events where we accept all colors of glass bottles and jars from the public. All events will use the following format:

  • Open from 9am – 2pm
  • All events on Saturdays
  • No cost to users
  • Accept all colors of glass bottles and jars
    • No window glass
    • No drinking glasses or stemware
    • No ceramics
  • PRC staff and volunteers will be on site to assist recyclers

If you are interested in bringing glass collection events to your area please reach out to your local municipality and ask them to contact PRC at [email protected]

Price: $0.00

Date: April 25, 2020

Address:
Village Square Mall
5000 Oxford Drive
Bethel Park, PA
15102 Map and Directions

Rain Barrel Workshop at Blueberry Hill Park

PRC’s Watershed Awareness/Rain Barrel Workshop raises awareness of watershed issues, demonstrates how to install a 55-gallon rain barrel, and introduces other rainwater harvesting options.

Participants will also receive a FreeGarden RAIN 55-gallon rain barrel (seen below). Designed with the homeowner/gardener in mind, it is affordable, attractive, and easy to install.

Cost: $80/person and $85/couple
*any couple where the second attendee is under 18 should choose the individual registration as their second party is free

You can pay in one of three ways:
-Send a check in mail
-Pay with PayPal
-Bring cash or check with you to workshop

All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 6 if you have questions.

If you are unable to attend this class, please call as soon as possible to cancel so that we make sure we bring the appropriate amount of materials. Thank you!

Price: $80.00

Date: May 1, 2020

Address:
Blueberry Hill Park
Blaine's Way
Sewickley, PA
15143 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Rain Barrel Workshop at Ross Twp Community Center

PRC’s Watershed Awareness/Rain Barrel Workshop raises awareness of watershed issues, demonstrates how to install a 55-gallon rain barrel, and introduces other rainwater harvesting options.

Participants will also receive a FreeGarden RAIN 55-gallon rain barrel (seen below). Designed with the homeowner/gardener in mind, it is affordable, attractive, and easy to install.

Cost: $80/person and $85/couple
*any couple where the second attendee is under 18 should choose the individual registration as their second party is free

You can pay in one of three ways:
-Send a check in mail
-Pay with PayPal
-Bring cash or check with you to workshop

All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 6 if you have questions.

If you are unable to attend this class, please call as soon as possible to cancel so that we make sure we bring the appropriate amount of materials. Thank you!

Price: $80.00

Date: May 2, 2020

Address:
Ross Township Community Center
1000 Ross Municipal Drive
Pittsburgh, PA
15237
United State Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Backyard Composting Workshop at Green Tree Municipal Building

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 6 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: May 5, 2020

Address:
Green Tree Municipal Building
10 West Manilla Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
15220 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Backyard Composting Workshop at REI Southside

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 6 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: May 6, 2020

Address:
REI Southside
412 S 27th St
Pittsburgh, PA
15203 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Backyard Composting Workshop at Ross Community Center

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 6 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: May 9, 2020

Address:
Ross Township Community Center
1000 Ross Municipal Drive
Pittsburgh, PA
15237
United State Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Backyard Composting Workshop at West View Hub

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 6 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: May 19, 2020

Address:
West View Hub
435 Perry Hwy
West View, PA
15229 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Backyard Composting Workshop at Lauri Ann West Community Center

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 6 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: May 23, 2020

Address:
Lauri Ann West Community Center
1220 Powers Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA
15238
USA Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Backyard Composting Workshop at REI Settler's Ridge

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 6 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: May 28, 2020

Address:
REI Settler's Ridge
600 Settlers Ridge Center Dr
Pittsburgh, PA
15205 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Glass Recycling at Moon Township Municipal Building

PRC hosts pop-up collection events where we accept all colors of glass bottles and jars from the public. All events will use the following format:

  • Open from 9am – 2pm
  • All events on Saturdays
  • No cost to users
  • Accept all colors of glass bottles and jars
    • No window glass
    • No drinking glasses or stemware
    • No ceramics
  • PRC staff and volunteers will be on site to assist recyclers

If you are interested in bringing glass collection events to your area please reach out to your local municipality and ask them to contact PRC at [email protected]

Price: $0.00

Date: May 30, 2020

Address:
Moon Municipal Building
1000 Beaver Grade Road
Moon Township, PA
15108 Map and Directions

Backyard Composting Workshop at UPMC Passavant

You will receive an 82-gallon FreeGarden EARTH backyard composting bin with workshop participation.

You can pay in one of three ways:

  • Send a check in mail
  • Bring cash or check in hand the day of workshop
  • Pay with PayPal

Pre-payment is encouraged.  All Payment information is included in confirmation email.  The PayPal option will be offered at the end of the registration process.  Contact 412.488.7490 ext. 6 if you have questions.

Price: $70.00

Date: June 16, 2020

Address:
UPMC Passavant
9100 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA
15237 Map and Directions

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Hard to Recycle Collection

Collection event for e-waste, tires, batteries, polystyrene packaging material, and more.

For a detailed list of items collected as well as some associated fees visit the Hard to Recycle webpage.

Price: $0.00

Date: June 20, 2020

Address:
Bethel Park High School
309 Church Road
Bethel Park, PA
15102 Map and Directions

Household Chemical Collection - Washington County

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Call 412-488-7452 for more information.

Washington County - Wild Things Park, 1 Washington Federal Way, Washington, PA 15301.

To learn more, please visit https://prc.org/programs/collection-events/household-chemicals/.

Price: $0.00

Date: June 27, 2020

Address:
Wild Things Park
1 Washington Federal Way
Washington, PA
15301 Map and Directions

Hard to Recycle Collection

Collection event for e-waste, tires, batteries, polystyrene packaging material, and more.

For a detailed list of items collected as well as some associated fees visit the Hard to Recycle webpage.

Price: $0.00

Date: July 25, 2020

Address:
La Roche College
9000 Babcock Blvd
Pittsburgh, PA
15237 Map and Directions

Household Chemical Collection - Cambria County

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Call 412-488-7452 for more information.

Cambria County - Concurrent Technologies Corporation ETF Facility, 100 CTC Dr, Johnstown, PA 15904.

To learn more, please visit https://prc.org/programs/collection-events/household-chemicals/.

Price: $0.00

Date: August 1, 2020

Address:
Concurrent Technologies Corporation ETF Facility
100 CTC Dr.
Johnstown, PA
15904 Map and Directions

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Save-the-date for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival on August 8, 2020 from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Get ready to attend at the Pittsburgh Playhouse at Point Park University to have an exciting film experience, followed by an after party.

To learn more, please visit: https://prc.org/learn-act/filmfestival/.

Price: $0.00

Date: August 8, 2020

Address:
Pittsburgh Playhouse at Point Park
350 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
15222 Map and Directions

Zero Waste Awards

Celebrate the recipients of the 2019 Zero Waste Awards! These events, businesses, organizations and programs have worked hard to divert and minimize materials in their commitment to achieving Zero Waste.

PRC is privileged to recognize those who adopt strategies in pursuit of Zero Waste including waste avoidance, reuse, recycling, and composting. By hosting these awards, PRC hopes to encourage  people, businesses and organizations to implement Zero Waste techniques and principles.

Stay tuned for more details on the nomination criteria and process.

To learn more, please visit: https://prc.org/zwa2019/.

Price: $0.00

Date: August 8, 2020

Address:
Pittsburgh Playhouse at Point Park
350 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
15222 Map and Directions

Household Chemical Collection - Allegheny County #2

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Call 412-488-7452 for more information.

Allegheny County #2 - Boyce Park Four Seasons Ski Lodge parking lot: 754 Center Road, Plum, PA 15239.

To learn more, please visit https://prc.org/programs/collection-events/household-chemicals/.

Price: $0.00

Date: August 15, 2020

Address:
Boyce Park, 4 Seasons Ski Lodge
754 Center Road
Plum, PA
15239
USA Map and Directions

Hard to Recycle Collection

Collection event for e-waste, tires, batteries, polystyrene packaging material, and more.

For a detailed list of items collected as well as some associated fees visit the Hard to Recycle webpage.

Price: $0.00

Date: August 29, 2020

Address:
Next Tier Connect @Pittsburgh East
4350 Northern Pike
Monroeville, PA
15146 Map and Directions

Household Chemical Collection - Allegheny County #3

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Call 412-488-7452 for more information.

Allegheny County #3 - South Park Wave Pool parking lot: 1 Wave Pool Complex, Bethel Park, PA 15102.

To learn more, please visit https://prc.org/programs/collection-events/household-chemicals/.

Price: $0.00

Date: September 19, 2020

Address:
South Park Wave Pool (Parking Lot)
1 Wave Pool Complex
Bethel Park, PA
15102 Map and Directions

Hard to Recycle Collection

Collection event for e-waste, tires, batteries, polystyrene packaging material, and more.

For a detailed list of items collected as well as some associated fees visit the Hard to Recycle webpage.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 3, 2020

Address:
Settlers Cabin Park
Ridge Road
Pittsburgh, PA
15205 Map and Directions

Household Chemical Collection - Beaver County

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Call 412-488-7452 for more information.

Beaver County - Brady's Run Park Recycling Center, 121 Bradys Run Rd, Beaver Falls, PA 15010.

To learn more, please visit https://prc.org/programs/collection-events/household-chemicals/.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 10, 2020

Address:
Brady's Run Recycling Center
121 Bradys Run Rd
Beaver Falls, PA
15010 Map and Directions

ReuseFest Collection at FutureFest

In 2020, PRC is collaborating with Communitopia on FutureFest, an interactive hands-on Earth Day event for all ages.

The ReuseFest Collection will be going on during FutureFest.  Through ReuseFest, residents will actively engage in Earth Day by dropping off gently used items to support local nonprofits and their missions that focus on reuse.

Visit the ReuseFest web page for the list of participating nonprofits and what they will be collecting.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 17, 2020

Address:
North Park Swimming Pool Parking Lot
S Ridge Drive
Allison Park, PA
15101 Map and Directions

Hard to Recycle Collection

Collection event for e-waste, tires, batteries, polystyrene packaging material, and more.

For a detailed list of items collected as well as some associated fees, please visit the Hard to Recycle webpage.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 24, 2020

Address:
Galleria at Pittsburgh Mills
590 Pittsburgh Mills Blvd
Tarentum, PA
15084 Map and Directions

Household Chemical Collection - Allegheny County #1

Please Note: All Household Chemical Collection events are held on Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, rain or shine. Participant fee: $3.00 per gallon (a few exceptions apply), cash only. Call 412-488-7452 for more information.

Allegheny County - North Park Swimming Pool parking lot: S Ridge Dr, Allison Park, PA 15101.

To learn more, please visit https://prc.org/programs/collection-events/household-chemicals/.

Price: $0.00

Date: October 31, 2020

Address:
North Park Swimming Pool Parking Lot
S Ridge Drive
Allison Park, PA
15101 Map and Directions