About us

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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Mission & History

Our mission is to lead and promote individual and collective action to prevent waste and conserve Pennsylvania’s environmental resources for each generation. Founding Pennsylvania Resources Council, a 501(c)(3), is an environmental not-for-profit established in 1939. Founding members were an assembly of citizens. Above all, they were worrying about the effects of the newly commissioned Pennsylvania […]

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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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PRC In The News

ADVOCATES SUGGEST RECYCLING OVERHAUL TO ADDRESS “GROWING WASTE CRISIS” IN PA WHYY-TV | May 26, 2022 ENVIRONMENTAL GROUPS AND PITTSBURGH OFFICIALS CALL ON PENNSYLVANIA TO MODERNIZE ITS RECYCLING SYSTEM WESA-FM | May 26, 2022 NEW STUDY URGES PENNSYLVANIA TO IMPROVE RECYCLING EFFORTS TRIBUNE REVIEW | May 25, 2022 PRC TIPS ON BACKYARD COMPOSTING — INTERVIEW KDKA-TV | April 22, […]

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Office Locations

Western Office 828 W North Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15233 412-488-7490 PRC’s Western location is on the first floor of the Q Development building in Pittsburgh’s Northside. Our history dates back to 1939, because Pittsburgh partnerships has key influences on Philadelphia. PRC merges with Grow Recycling in Pittsburgh (GRIP), thus opening in 1995. Therefore, this fuels […]

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Annual Reports

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

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