A plan to ship coal waste on barges from Beaver to Fayette County is not going over well.
Some call it fly ash, the power industry calls it scrubber waste, captured in the combustion of coal in coal-fired power plants like Bruce Mansfield in Shippingport, Beaver County.
6,500 aluminum cans were recycled during first 10 weeks of Western Pennsylvania campaign.
The Pennsylvania Farm Show is almost over and organizers have an unusual plan for the 1,000-pound butter sculpture that’s been on display.
An ongoing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency study on natural gas drilling and its potential for groundwater contamination has gotten tentative praise so far from both industry and environmental groups.
How would you like to buy a new computer for about $200 dollars? Goodwill is making it possible.
On Jan. 24, 2013, a new Pennsylvania law will require your old electronics to be recycled.
Americans spend $12 billion on funerals each year. Caskets, cremation, headstones – they are all familiar terms. But have you ever heard of a green burial? It’s a trend that’s growing in popularity. In fact, Pennsylvania’s first exclusively green cemetery is located in Pittsburgh.
Are you tired of rising gasoline prices? Maybe you’d be interested in a car powered by natural gas. It’s cheaper than gasoline and the cars are now becoming available in our area.
Is your home making you sick? The answer might be yes. Lead, mold, radon, asbestos – they can all lead to serious health issues. And they are in plenty of homes right here in our area.
The “Caught Doing Good!” campaign rewards folks for disposing of litter properly!
The city of Pittsburgh kicked off a new anti-litter campaign on Friday, May 18 with Don’t Trash My Turf.
With an important election coming up this year, there are many topics buzzing around that are essential to understand before heading to the voting booth in November. This year especially, the environment and its future […]
Gina Turner, a Clean Pittsburgh steward in the Elliott neighborhood of Pittsburgh was selected “Volunteer of the Year” for 2011. She organizes and leads spring and fall Redd Ups in the neighborhood that contains the […]
Click here to watch a video of Kyle Winkler, Program Manager of Zero Waste Pittsburgh, a project of the Pennsylvania Resources Council, as he recently took a dive into a South Side dumpster to see what […]
A falcon chick living in a nest on the 40th floor of the Cathedral of Learning got a checkup Friday. Officials had to shoo away the falcon chick’s mother, 14-year-old Dorothy, to reach the chick and take it indoors for a veterinary checkup.
KDKA Radio stopped by PRC’s Reusefest in South Side Works on August 11th.
KDKA Goes Green with the Pennsylvania Resources Council. Check out their pictures from the Household Chemical Collection on July 14th!