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Allegheny County has a massive illegal dump problem. Could $1 million solve this problem for good?

Public Source – In a cul-de-sac in Homewood recently, Al Chernov and Dani Kramer were tossing various kinds of trash into garbage bins. Couch cushions, a scale, paint cans. Suddenly, Kramer shouted, “Needles!” Whenever the pair finds a hypodermic needle, they usually don’t just find one; they find […]

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Cumberland County to collect used tires

The Sentinel – Cumberland County residents can dispose of car and truck tires at a collection event Sept. 29 in East Pennsboro Township. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required for the event, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the township public works facility, […]

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Attention Teachers! Keep PA Beautiful Invites Schools To Participate In Litter Free School Zone Program

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites all educators to check out their Litter Free School Zone Program for the coming school year. This comprehensive program encourages young people to play an active role in protecting and improving our environment through recycling, litter awareness, and community stewardship. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful […]

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Trash Travels: Join Keep PA Beautiful For International Coastal Cleanup To Keep Our Waterways Clean

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites residents, civic organizations and businesses to coordinate a cleanup or join an existing cleanup, as part of the 2018 International Coastal Cleanup.   KPB is proud to coordinate this effort in Pennsylvania. “Our goal this year is to increase participation […]

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Trash Travels: Join Keep PA Beautiful For International Coastal Cleanup To Keep Our Waterways Clean

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites residents, civic organizations and businesses to coordinate a cleanup or join an existing cleanup, as part of the 2018 International Coastal Cleanup.   KPB is proud to coordinate this effort in Pennsylvania. “Our goal this year is to increase participation throughout the state. […]

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Keep Norristown Beautiful Becomes Newest Keep America Beautiful Affiliate In PA

PA Environment Digest Blog – On July 12, Keep Norristown Beautiful became the 14th Keep America Beautiful affiliate in Pennsylvania. The certification of this new affiliate marked the culmination of a public- private-civic partnership process that began in late 2017. Keep Norristown Beautiful initiated the affiliate process by […]

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Keep Norristown Beautiful Becomes Newest Keep America Beautiful Affiliate In PA

PA Environment Digest – On July 12, Keep Norristown Beautiful in Montgomery County became the 14th Keep America Beautiful affiliate in Pennsylvania. The certification of this new affiliate marked the culmination of a public- private-civic partnership process that began in late 2017. Keep Norristown Beautiful initiated the affiliate process by […]

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‘Round the Square for July 24, 2018

The Bradford Era – FRESH PAINT: Community groups have one more week to apply for a Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Fresh Paint Days PA grant. The grant provides up to 20 gallons of exterior paint, along with painting supplies, to freshen up a community structure. Eight grants will be awarded, […]

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Keep Norristown Beautiful becomes an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful

The Times Herald News –  Keep Norristown beautiful. Those words recently took on a power of their own when the municipality officially joined the ranks of Keep America Beautiful, the 65-year-old nonprofit with a vision that includes community education and hands-on endeavors to end littering, improve recycling […]

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Survey: This County has 486 Illegal Dump Sites

Waste 360 – A new survey conducted by Allegheny CleanWays reports that Pennsylvania’s Allegheny County has 486 illegal dump sites. According to the survey, some of the dumps contain 350 tons of trash, including more than 10,000 tires. Most of the sites, however, are much smaller—containing less than […]

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