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PA Resources Council Hosts 5 Online Backyard Composting, Recycling Workshops In February

The PA Resources Council will host five backyard composting and a recycling and waste reduction online workshops in February.

“Since launching online learning in 2020, 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

Four online Backyard Composting Workshops will be held February 4, 9, 17 and 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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 $70 course fee includes instruction plus a FreeGarden EARTH compost bin, which features an 82-gallon capacity ideal for both urban and suburban settings.

Individuals will register for a time to pick up compost bins after completing online instruction

Those living in the greater Philadelphia area will pick up compost bins 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 in Pittsburgh.

Recycling & Waste Reduction

PRC will offer a Recycling and Waste Reduction webinar on February 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The workshop will help 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.

Pre-registration is required for these workshops.  Click Here to register.

For more information on these and other conservation workshops, visit PRC's Conservation Workshops webpage.

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.  PRC has worked to protect resources for future generations through environmental education, recycling, waste diversion programs, anti-litter campaigns and other initiatives.

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[Posted: January 21, 2021]


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