Monthly archive for July 2017

Group encourages water-lovers to clean up

The Daily Item – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful welcomes all Pennsylvania boating facilities, boating groups, sailors, fishermen and water enthusiasts to protect our aquatic ecosystems by holding a marina or boating facility cleanup. The Ocean Conservancy will provide a cleanup toolkit to get you started on your way

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Opioid crisis produces hazardous litter: Used needles

Trib Live – As the opioid epidemic grinds on in Western Pennsylvania and elsewhere, one of its most dangerous byproducts — used, dirty drug syringes — are turning up in more and more public places. In the past year-and-a-half, Murrysville police have been contacted with a half-dozen

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Bowmanstown Recycling Grant

PA Home Page – BOWMANSTOWN, CARBON COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) A local borough is staying beautiful by recycling. Bowmanstown received a $1,000 grant from “Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful” to make recycling easier. The grant money was used to buy 225 recycling bins. The bins have drain holes in the bottom.

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Lewis Run Borough talks repairs and recycling

The Bradford Era – Council also mentioned the McKean County Chapter of Pa. CleanWays will be sponsoring a tire recycling event on July 22. Car tires will be accepted for $1.25 per tire, and truck tires for $2.50 per tire. Tires can have rims on or off.

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