828 W North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
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 the branch of the organization to be what it is today.
We are a leader across the region on issues related to recycling and waste diversion, because our organization manages a broad portfolio of programs.
Programs & Projects
- Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events
- Hard to Recycle Collection Events
- Regional Composting Infrastructure Initiative
- Adult Education and Workshops
- In-school programming
- Recycling and Waste Diversion Consulting
- Zero Waste Event Services
We are continuing to grow, because our members, partners & affiliates, and staff are dedicating themselves to the protection of Pennsylvania’s resources.
3606 Providence Road
Newtown Square, PA 19073
PRC’s Eastern location is in the Environmental Living Demonstration Center in Ridley Creek State Park of Delaware County. Our history dates back to 1939, because the Philadelphia region is ripe with motivated environmental leaders. As a result, PRC strives to influence environmental living choices and maintains a well-established network and reputation with schools, community organizations, businesses, state and local government agencies, and other environmental nonprofit organizations. The strength of PRC’s programs is derived from this ability to bring people, businesses, and government together. Therefore, this prevents and solves environmental problems.
Educational field trips are available to school groups, because there are several “green” practices to learn at the facility. The building employs sustainable exterior retrofits such as a driveway and parking lot made of recycled tire asphalt and faux slate roofs from recycled aluminum. The landscaping is also keeping green practices in mind including backyard composting, vermi-composting, a rain garden, and rain barrels. The main pasture management practices, because it reduce pollution and erosion. The inside has carpeting made from recycled materials, as well as energy efficient lighting. Finally, the 250 year-old farmhouse is housing a 5 KW photo-voltaic solar energy system, because it helps offset our electricity use.
Programs & Projects