kdka-sm kdka-am-sm fan-sm pittsburgh-cw-logo


Household Chemical Collection

PRC’s Household Chemical Collection

Pennsylvania residents can safely and cost effectively dispose of common household chemicals at an upcoming collection.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/30/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

PRC Staff Volunteers “Dumpster Dive” To Gather Data For Composting

Though they may appear to be “dumpster diving,” Nick Shorr and Ross Hirshfeld are actually sorting through trash to find information for the Pennsylvania Resources Council.


PRC 75 Years

PRC Celebrates 75 Years Of Protecting The Environment

The Pennsylvania Resources Council is celebrating its 75th anniversary of protecting Pennsylvania’s natural resources and scenic beauty.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/28/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Local Doctor Stresses Importance Of Utilizing Drug Take Back Day

You probably have an old prescription or two lying around that you need to get rid of, so how can you get dispose of them properly?

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/25/2014

stack of ewaste

Hard To Recycle Event Coming Up

PRC will be hosting their “hard-to-recycle” event to allow individuals to drop off some of their e-waste.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/23/2014

2011 Steely photo -- horizontal

PRC Receives 2014 Governor’s Award For Environmental Excellence

The PRC will receive a very prestigious award on April 22 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for environmental excellence.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/02/2014


Household Chemical Collection

PRC hosts Household Chemical Collection” events allow Pennsylvania residents to dispose of their common household chemicals safely and for a reasonable price.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/26/2014

Compost in Hand

2014 Adult Education Workshops

Learn how to reuse rain water, compost and how to Be Green! Sign up for a workshop through the PRC!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/19/2013

Cans for Pets 420x316

Cans for Pets Adds A Sixth Drop-Off Location

Go Green and help support local animal shelters by recycling your pet food cans!

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/28/2013

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Get Rid Of Hazardous Liquids On Chemical Collection Day

If you have containers of chemicals that can’t be thrown in the trash or require special disposal, Chemical Collection Day lets you get rid of them.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/04/2013

Green Page Cantest

CANtest Promotes Aluminum Can Recycling In Unique Way

Students showed their creativity and used aluminum cans to help support recycling efforts.


PRC Reaches “Cans For Pets” Campaign Milestone

The Pennsylvania Resources Council has reached a milestone in its “Cans for Pets” campaign.


first check Alcoa-PRC-14

“CANS FOR PETS” Campaign supports Green Efforts and Homeless Pets

6,500 aluminum cans were recycled during first 10 weeks of Western Pennsylvania campaign.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/18/2013

PRC Household Chemical Disposal Collections

The Pennsylvania Resources Council is holding collections in Allegheny and Beaver Counties, where you can drop off cleaners, automotive fluids, car batteries, paints, pesticides and pool chemicals.


(Photo Credit: KDKA)

New Technology Helps To Give A Voice To Disabled

Imagine not being able to speak. For many people living with disabilities, that is a reality. However, there is technology to help give those people a voice.