Previous Projects

Cans for Pets

Cans for Pets is a Pennsylvania Resources Council project aimed to aid shelter animals through responsible recycling. Together with Alcoa Foundation, Cans for Pets works with shelters across the country to increase aluminum pet food can recycling rates and raise funds for homeless animals – for every aluminum pet food can recycled, 5 cents is donated […]

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Pittsburgh Residential Recycling Bins

PRC has distributed over 10,000 residential recycling bins to Pittsburgh residents since our first pilot project in 2015.  PRC has supported this project through partnerships and financial support from the Buhl and Alcoa Foundations. In 2019 PRC has limited funding from the Buhl Foundation targeting Northside residents only. To register for a Fall 2019 Northside […]

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Regional Composting Infrastructure

PRC’s Program in Regional Composting Initiatives began in the fall of 2008 and had one overarching motivation: to maximize the regional environmental and employment benefits of the vast resource frontier of compostable waste. To that end, we have sought to help build, with partners, a composting infrastructure that maximizes the amount of compostable waste diverted to composting; […]

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