Watershed Protection

Managing Waste Paint

All paints, including both latex and oil-based products, can pollute groundwater, so never throw liquid paint products into your trash. However, there are methods that will allow you to legally and safely dispose of latex paint in your regular trash. If the paint is usable consider sharing it with a friend, neighbor, or relative. Latex […]

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Pharmaceuticals

Why Collect and Safely Dispose of Pharmaceuticals? What Are the Issues?                                        Social  Nationally, estimates point to more than 200 million pounds of pharmaceutical waste being generated annually. There are many reasons why these materials become unwanted […]

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Watersheds, Rain Barrels, and Rain Gardens

The water you drink today could be the same water (or water molecules) that a dinosaur bathed in millions of years ago? Planet Earth will never create new water. (A compelling reason to protect and conserve this precious resource!) The way that we live on the land has a direct impact on the quality of […]

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Fighting Litter

Litter is a huge problem for Pennsylvania, as it negatively impacts the environment, public safety, and our economy. Put simply, litter is trash that is in the wrong place – our neighborhoods, cities, public land, waterways, and roadways, instead of trash cans and recycling bins. The major contributing factors to litter is – litter. People are […]

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Watershed & Rain Barrel Workshops

Let’s Celebrate the Rain! PRC offers two wonderful Watershed Awareness & Rain Barrel Workshop series across the Commonwealth. Rain barrels are a great way to conserve water, to supply non-chlorinated water for gardening, and to keep excess water out of the stormwater system, thus alleviating some of the stormwater issues plaguing the region.  Workshop attendees […]

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