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Reuse People of America Contest 2015

April 24, 2015



Local Recycling Events

June 26, 2015

Below is a list of local recycling events.  Please check the web links for any recycling restrictions.

August 22, 2015
PRC HARD TO RECYCLE COLLECTION EVENT
Allegheny County Airport, West Mifflin. More info HERE.

August 29, 2015
PRC HARD TO RECYCLE COLLECTION EVENT
Heinz Field Gold 1A Parking Lot. More info HERE.

October 3, 2015
PRC HARD TO RECYCLE COLLECTION EVENT
Mall at Robinson. More info HERE.



Movies in the Parks

June 26, 2015

Grab a blanket or lawn chair and head out for an unforgettable evening of free cinema under the stars! Return to your favorite movie location at Arsenal Park in Lawrenceville, Brookline Memorial Park, Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park, Grandview Park in Mt. Washington, Highland Park, Riverview Park, or West End/Elliott Overlook. Info HERE.



Summer Day Camps

July 1, 2015

Summer is a great time to be a kid!  Join Pittsburgh City Parks as they partner with several local organizations to present a wide variety of day camp opportunities.  Due to the popularity of these programs, advance registration is necessary. Camps fill up fast so click HERE for additional information/registration.  



Various Neighborhood Hikes

July 6, 2015

July 6—Aug. 20 Join Venture Outdoors as they explore four of Pittsburgh’s finest neighborhoods on moderately paced hikes. Click HERE for additional information and registration.



Tree Tender Class in Manchester

July 11, 2015

Saturday, July 11 from 9:00am - 4:00pm - Join Tree Pittsburgh as they offer a Treen Tender class in Manchester.  The course is about 8 hours and it covers urban forestry practices, tree biology and proper tree maintenance.  For additional information/registration, click HERE.



Frick Environmental Center Hard Hat Tour

July 11, 2015

Sat., July 11, 10:30—11:30am - See how the new Frick Environmental Center building is taking shape by attending a free, public tour! Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required.  Located at 1981 Beechwood Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA 15217.  Click HERE for information.



Celebrate the Bloom

July 18, 2015

Saturday, July 18 - Celebrate the Bloom! is a free, annual event to be held at the Jennings Environmental Education Center near Slipper Rock. Celebrating the state’s only prairie (and the eastern-most prairie in the US), the festival includes nature explorations (i.e. bird, butterfly and wildflower walks), engaging demonstrations, local artisans and food, and musical guests.  The center is one of several Pennsylvania state parks specifically dedicated to provide environmental education and interpretation to the community. Click HERE for additional information.



Film at Noon: Manufactured Landscapes

July 22, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, starting at noon - at the Frick Art Museum - Present-day industrial landscapes are the focus of this striking documentary on the work of artist Edward Burtynsky. Acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of “manufactured landscapes" quarries, recycling yards, factories, mines and dams" Burtynsky creates art from civilization’s materials and debris. The film follows him through China, as he shoots the evidence and effects of that country’s massive industrial revolution.  Click HERE for information.