What is PRC?

Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) is Pennsylvania’s oldest grassroots environmental organization. Since 1939, we have worked to protect the Commonwealth’s resources for future generations through environmental education, recycling, waste diversion programs, anti-litter campaigns, and much more. Navigate the pages below to find more about PRC’s history and current projects and programs.

E-Blast Archive

PRC is always working on new projects, campaigns, and programs. Keep up to date with our work statewide by signing up for our monthly e-blast using the form at the bottom of this page. To find more information on our work in 2016, please use the links below to navigate to our recent eblasts. November 2016 […]

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Our Impact

Mission To lead and promote individual and collective action to prevent waste and conserve Pennsylvania’s environmental resources for each generation. Founding The Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit environmental organization, was founded in 1939 by a group of concerned citizens in the Philadelphia area who were concerned with the proliferation of billboards and other […]

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Partners & Affiliates

Pennsylvania Resources Council relies on many partners to propel our mission and vision. Without their generous contributions and direct support, the organization could not present its award-winning advocacy programs and community resources. We thank all of those foundations, governments, businesses, and individuals.

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Board of Directors

Pennsylvania Resources Council (PRC) is led by a volunteer Board of Directors who represent a diverse group of industries, geographies, and personal interests. During their two-year term, Board members guide the work of PRC and ensure the organization continues to protect the resources of Pennsylvania for future generations. PRC programs are managed by professional staff […]

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East Office

PRC’s Headquarters and Eastern Regional Office is located at the Environmental Living Demonstration Center in Ridley Creek State Park in Delaware County. The Environmental Living Demonstration Center: The goal of the Environmental Living Demonstration Center (ELDC) is to teach the public about environmentally sound lifestyle choices and demonstrate “green” living techniques.  Educational field trips to […]

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West Office

PRC West is located on the first floor of the Q Development building on Pittsburgh’s Northside. PRC opened the Western Office in 1995 after Grow Recycling In Pittsburgh (GRIP) merged with PRC. PRC West manages a broad portfolio of programs and is a leader across the region on issues related to recycling and waste diversion. […]

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Annual Reports

Use the links below to access PRC’s most recent Annual Report                                                     

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Membership

Join/Renew Now to Protect Our Future Become an active partner in preserving Pennsylvania’s environmental resources for each generation. Join/Renew PRC as an individual Join/Renew PRC as an family Join/Renew PRC as an organization PRC provides environmental programs and services to schools, communities, and businesses statewide. We reach as many as 25,000 students each year. We […]

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