ACTION ALERT
 
 
 
MARCH 17, 2016
 
 
 
 
PRC UNABLE TO ACCEPT TVs AT UPCOMING COLLECTIONS
PRC will collect a variety of specialty materials at its 2016 collection events, but CURRENTLY PRC IS NOT PERMITTED TO ACCEPT TELEVISIONS AT ITS EVENTS. Government regulations prohibit PRC from recycling televisions as of March 2016. However, this information is subject to change, so stay current by visiting prc.org.​
 
 
 
 
Click here to view PRC'S complete 2016 collection event schedule, which will include:
* HARD-TO-RECYCLE COLLECTIONS (total of 6 events)
* HOUSEHOLD CHEMICAL COLLECTIONS (total of 6 events)
* PHARMACEUTICAL COLLECTION (DEA's NATIONAL DRUG TAKE-BACK DAY April 30)
* 5th ANNUAL "REUSE FEST" (June 18)
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contact the Governor and Your Legislators Before Monday's Hearing

The PA Joint Legislative Conservation Committee will hold a public hearing in Harrisburg on Monday, March 21.

​Make your voice heard by contacting your state representative, senator and governor to let them know that they need to resolve this important issue immediately.  We need to stand together to ensure free, convenient and responsible outlets for televisions.

Your message can be
as simple as:
 
I ask the PA Legislature to pass an amendment to Act 108 to provide free and convenient TV and e-waste recycling for all residents of the Commonwealth.
to find your legislator's
contact information
.​
 
 
 
 
TAKE THE QUIZ
Show us what you know about the CDRA

TRUE or FALSE?

T or F:  Act 108 affects 100% but only serves 25% of PA residents.

T or F:  If it's not your concern today, it will be soon since the life expectancy of a new television is only 5 to 7 years.

T or F: TVs account for 74% of e-waste collected at PRC events.

T or F: Disposal options are quickly shrinking throughout Pennsylvania.

T or F: The environment is at serious risk.

(All of these statements are TRUE!)

Click here to read
A DOZEN THINGS TO KNOW
ABOUT CDRA
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PENNSYLVANIA RESOURCES COUNCIL       prc.org       Robert Jondreau, Executive Director
Mario Cimino, Eastern Regional Director  |  Justin Stockdale, Western Regional Director
PRC East  |  3606 Providence Road  |  Newtown Square, PA 19073  |  610-353-1555  |  
infoeast@prc.org
PRC West  |  64 South 14th Street  |  Pittsburgh, PA 15203   |  412-488-7490  |  infowest@prc.org
 
 
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