Tuesday, April 22, 2014

PA Resources Council Celebrates 75 Years Of Protecting The Environment

The Pennsylvania Resources Council, the stateside non-profit that a group of concerned citizens founded in 1939 as the Pennsylvania Roadside Council, is celebrating its 75th anniversary of protecting Pennsylvania's natural resources and scenic beauty.
Just a few of the highlights from PRC’s history include—
-- Introducing the Litterbug character and phrase "Don't Be A Litterbug" in 1952;
-- Collaborating with Lady Bird Johnson to secure passage of the 1965 Beautification Act;
-- 1988 Municipal Waste Planning, Recycling and Waste Reduction Act;
-- Launching an award-winning campaign to introduce tailgate recycling at Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles football games.
Click Here for a history of PRC accomplishments.
Visit the PA Resources Council website and your find at least 75 ways to do your part to protect the environment.

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