Monthly archive for November 2015

Keep PA Beautiful, Washington County Court Cleanup 100th Illegal Dump

PA Environment Digest -Through a partnership initiated in 2011, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and the Washington County Court System Furlough Into Service Program celebrated their 100th illegal dump cleanup in Washington County this fall. The work completed by this partnership is funded through the Department of Community and […]

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Pennsylvania Environmental Council highlights illegal dumping reduction efforts in monthly television program

EP Newswire – This month’s instalment of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s (PEC) “Environmental Focus” television show hosted Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Executive Director Shannon Reiter to discuss illegal dumpsites in the state and ways to reduce their numbers and use. While the state has worked to increase recycling […]

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RTS for Nov. 16, 2015

The Bradford Era – FRESH PAINT – Do you remember a while back when we talked about the Fresh Paint Days initiative of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful? Turns out, Coudersport Borough was the recipient of one of the awards and was able to revamp a historic building. According […]

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PEC TV: Illegal Dumpsite Cleanups Discussed In Nov. 15 Environmental Focus On PCN

PA Environment Digest -Despite years of progress in recycling and reducing municipal waste, there are still more than 6,500 illegal dumpsites in Pennsylvania, the topic of November’s “Environmental Focus.”  This month’s edition of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s monthly environmental affairs program airs on the Pennsylvania Cable Network […]

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Keep PA Beautiful: America Recycles Day Nov. 15, Don’t Trash Our Recycling Drop-Offs

PA Environment Digest – How will you celebrate America Recycles Day? 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, […]

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Keep PA Beautiful: Coudersport One Of Many Projects Supported By Fresh Paint Days

PA Environment Digest – Coudersport Borough and its community partners, the Coudersport Lion’s Club, Coudersport Rotary, Adult Probation services and Northern Potter High School, recently worked together to paint the historic Coudersport & Port Allegheny Railroad Station that now houses borough offices and the police station. The […]

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Keep PA Beautiful Reports 50% Reduction In Cigarette Litter At Erie Port Facilities

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday announced there was a 50 percent reduction in cigarette litter at the facilities of the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority in Erie County as a result of implementing a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful partnered with Keep America […]

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