Thursday, October 22, 2020

PA Resources Council Sets November Composting, Recycling Webinar Schedule

On October 22, the
PA Resources Council announced its November schedule of four backyard composting and a recycling and waste reduction conservation webinars.

“Since launching online learning in the spring, PRC has received a tremendous amount of feedback concerning how the webinar format is an extremely convenient way to learn from the comfort of home,” according to PRC Education Specialist Nancy Martin.  “And the online format enables individuals throughout the Commonwealth to take part since webinars require no travel to a specific classroom location.”

Backyard Composting

Learn the benefits of backyard composting, including the overall process, methods for setting up a compost pile, proper maintenance and ways to use finished compost.  

The webinars will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on November 4, 10, 18 and 24.

Course fee includes instruction plus a Free [in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia] Garden EARTH compost bin, which features an 82-gallon capacity ideal for both urban and suburban settings.  

Those living in the greater Philadelphia area will pick up compost bins by appointment at Rose Tree Park in Media, Delaware County, while those living in the greater Pittsburgh area will pick up their compost bins at PRC’s headquarters located on the North Side, Pittsburgh. 

Recycling/Waste Reduction

PRC will offer a free “Recycling & Waste Reduction” webinar on Tuesday, November 17, from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The online workshop will answer common questions surrounding recycling issues such as curbside collection, hard-to-recycle materials and pharmaceutical disposal. 

Learn recycling best practices by joining the webinar from anywhere in Pennsylvania.

Click Here to register for these programs. Questions should be directed to: 412-977-6146.

PRC conservation workshop webinars are sponsored by Green Mountain Energy.

For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the PA Resources Council website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates, follow PRC on Twitter or Like them on FacebookClick Here for PRC’s Events Calendar.  Click Here to support their work.

PRC is Pennsylvania’s oldest grassroots environmental organization founded in 1939.

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[Posted: October 22, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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