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“Let’s Clear the Air”

Poster Challenge Returns

Attention all health, science and art teachers in Southwestern PA! Keep an eye out for a postcard announcement of an exciting opportunity coming your way very soon. PRC is pleased to partner once again with the Southwest PA Air Quality Partnership (SPAQP) to offer the 2nd annual “Let’s Clear the Air” Poster Challenge.

Prizes include bicycles for the winning artists, cash for school supplies for sponsoring teachers and Magic Shows for the schools. The first 50 teachers to register receive a free kit with lesson plans and hands-on activities related to air quality – a hot topic in this region!

Registration can be completed online or by calling Sarah Alessio Shea at 412-488-7490 ext. 236. Click here to see last year’s winning posters.

Steelers Fans Cheer For Recycling

PRC’s 2011 “Let’s Tackle Recycling” campaign started tailgating recycling at the Steelers’ first regular season home game with a strong offensive drive! Over one and a half tons of aluminum cans, glass bottles and cardboard was generated by revelers there to see the Steelers dismantle the Seahawks.

For more information go to or contact Kyle Winkler at 412-488-7490 ext. 243 or

Edgmont Farmers’ Market
Continues Until October 27

Every Thursday, from 3-7 PM, PRC East is transformed into a thriving Farmers’ Market. Each week features new vendors and lots of fresh local produce and fruits from neighboring farmers. new farmers market flyer 0 Pennsylvania Resources Council Events!

Visit PRC’s website for more information, or contact Carol Butler, Market Manager, at 610-353-1555 x 230 or

ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT UPDATE: on September 22 PRC east held its first electronic recycling event at the Edgmont Farmers’ Market. Over 100 residents dropped off enough televisions, monitors, CPUs and assorted peripherals to fill a 40 yard roll off container! All the material collected will be responsibly recycled by MPC of Philadelphia. We’ll share the final numbers with you as soon as we receive them from MPC. The next event is scheduled for two days-Sept. 30 and Oct. 1- in Lansdowne.

October Volunteer Opportunities
Make a positive impact on the environment of SW PA by volunteering at the Household Chemical Collection on October 22. Contact Michael Stepaniak at 412-488-7452 or

Contract employees are currently being recruited for PRC’s 2011 “Let’s Tackle Recycling” campaign which takes place at Heinz Field parking lots prior to all regular season Steelers home games. Contact Kyle Winkler at 412-488-7490 ext. 243 or for details.

Farmers’ Market volunteers are needed to help with reception table, marketing, set-up and tear down, parking, kids crafts and design assistance. Please contact Carol Butler at to sign up!

Administrative and maintenance volunteers are needed at PRC East, 3606 Providence Road, Edgmont, PA. Please contact Mario Cimino at for details.


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