Monthly archive for October 2018

Good news in the district

The Philadelphia Tribune – Applications now open for CleanFutures – The School District of Philadelphia recently announced that applications are open for the CleanFutures program, a contest-based citizen science and advocacy program to engage students in litter reduction. A joint effort of the Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, the […]

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Keep PA Beautiful Asks: How Will You Celebrate America Recycles Day Nov. 15?

PA Environment Digest – America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful initiative, takes place annually on and around November 15 to recognize the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – throughout […]

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Keep PA Beautiful Asks: How Will You Celebrate America Recycles Day Nov. 15?

PA Environment Digest Blog – America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful initiative, takes place annually on and around November 15 to recognize the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – […]

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‘Lens On Litter’ contest entries due by Oct. 31

Trib Live – For the past 34 years, the Pennsylvania Resources Council has asked residents to turn their cameras to a decidedly non-photogenic subject: litter. The Gene Capaldi “Lens on Litter” Contest started in 1984 to call attention to littering in communities across the state. Photos submitted in […]

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Yough students paint West Newton history on library’s exterior walls

Trib Live – A group of 18 Yough High School art students are leaving a lasting legacy on the walls of the West Newton Public Library. They’re painting two murals they designed that depict images of the town’s rich history and culture: from coal mining to canoeing to […]

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Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Receives $5,000 Grant From UPS Foundation For Fruit Tree Planting

PA Environmental Digest – The UPS Foundation and Keep America Beautiful Thursday announced the award of a $5,000 grant to Keep Philadelphia Beautifulas part of their Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Program. Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is partnering with the Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) to give away fruit trees at no cost to community members […]

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Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Receives $5,000 Grant From UPS Foundation For Fruit Tree Planting

PA Environment Digest Blog – The UPS Foundation and Keep America Beautiful Thursday announced the award of a $5,000 grant to Keep Philadelphia Beautiful as part of their Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Program. Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is partnering with the Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) to give […]

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Keep PA Beautiful: Never Too Late To Clean Up! Participate In The International Coastal Cleanup

PA Environmental Digest – There is still time to participate in the 2018 International Coastal Cleanup.  Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites residents, civic organizations and businesses to coordinate a cleanup or join an existing cleanup as part of the initiative.  The health of our planet is dependent upon the health of our […]

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Illegally Dumped Garbage Plaguing Private Properties in Allegheny County

WPXI.com – A growing pile of trash outside a Sheraden church is emblematic of a larger problem across Allegheny County. Electronics, furniture and tires can be found at hundreds of illegal sites in wooded areas or on the side of Allegheny County roads. But Channel 11 learned people […]

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Keep PA Beautiful: Never Too Late To Clean Up! Participate In The International Coastal Cleanup

PA Environment Digest Blog – There is still time to participate in the 2018 International Coastal Cleanup.  Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites residents, civic organizations and businesses to coordinate a cleanup or join an existing cleanup as part of the initiative.  The health of our planet is dependent upon […]

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