Monthly archive for May 2016

Keep PA Beautiful Urges Adoption Of Local Roads, Parks, Other Areas To Fight Litter

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites local residents, organizations, civic groups, and businesses to join programs to adopt local areas, such as municipal roads, communities, parks, neighborhood blocks, greenways, waterways and trails to keep them litter free. According to Keep America Beautiful’s 2009 National Visible […]

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Keep PA Beautiful’s Electronic Waste Recycling Website Recognized With National Award

PA Environment Digest – The designer of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s electronic waste recycling website–—  was recognized recently with a national American Web Design Award. PPO&S, an integrated marketing communications firm based in Harrisburg created the website for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. The American Web Design Awards is […]

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Avoca Crime Watch cleans up the borough as part of ‘Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’ campaign

Times Leader – On Saturday, May 7, members of the Avoca Crime Watch took part in the annual PennDOT Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful campaign. The group cleaned up Main Street and around the ‘Welcome to Avoca’ signs for the Memorial Day holiday. Read Entire Article

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Keep PA Beautiful Applauds Pennsylvania Winners Of 2016 RecycleMania

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday congratulated the Pennsylvania winners of the 2016 RecycleMania competition– Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia was the Grand Champion with a recycling rate of 48.9 percent and the Per Capita Classic winner was Bucknell University in Lewisburg who recycled 26.5 […]

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Our Opinion: Can area landscapes be kept litter-free?

Times Leader -Would it be a good idea to …… get creative in Northeastern Pennsylvania about controlling chronic littering? A robotic trash can, developed at a Japanese university several years ago, supposedly detects rubbish dropped in its vicinity. Equipped with sensors, cameras and speakers, the small cans, […]

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Dozens of volunteers clean up Waynesboro streets

The Record Herald – While some people were getting their spring cleaning done in their houses and yards over the weekend between 50 and 60 volunteers gave Waynesboro a spring cleaning. Volunteers gathered Saturday morning at Rotary and Memorial Parks, the Northside Pool parking lot and Mount […]

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Reminder: Last Chance To Enter Great American Cleanup Of PA Video Contest

PA Environment Digest – Keep PA Beautiful is reminding participates in the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA they have until June 3 to enter their 2-minute videos of people making their communities clean and beautiful in this year’s Video Contest. “This is a great opportunity to […]

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Keep PA Beautiful Welcomes New Staff To Fight Illegal Dumping Across Pennsylvania

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday announced the addition of two new members to its staff, Fred Siekkinen and Dana Rockwell, to help bolster its fight against illegal dumping across the state. “Fred and Dana share the values and vision of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and […]

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