Monthly archive for January 2019

Local Keep PA Beautiful Affiliates Collect 2.2 Million Pounds Of Electronics, 17,000 Tires, And More During 2018

PA Environment Digest Blog – On January 30, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced local affiliates collected a combined total of over 2.2 million pounds of electronics, 17,293 tires, 950 appliances and 21,434 pounds of household hazardous waste from local residents, emphasizing the continued need for disposal options for hard […]

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Keep PA Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers In Blair, Clinton, Huntingdon, Lehigh, Perry, Washington Counties

PA Environment Digest –  On January 22, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced it has given 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Awards to winners in Blair, Clinton, Huntingdon, Lehigh, Perry and Washington counties. The winners, nominated by local Keep PA Beautiful affiliates, are–— Girl Scout Troop 61, Blair County: Girl Scout Troop 61 has coordinated cleanups, […]

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Around the town

The Express – Cleaning up! Since 2000, Clinton County CleanScapes, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, has organized more than 117 cleanup events in Clinton and Lycoming counties, rallying more than 4,340 volunteers and cleaning up more than 1,208 tons of debris and 12,778 tires from nearby waterways and landscapes. You […]

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Keep PA Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers In Blair, Clinton, Huntingdon, Lehigh, Perry, Washington Counties

PA Environment Digest Blog – On January 22, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced it has given 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Awards to winners in Blair, Clinton, Huntingdon, Lehigh, Perry and Washington counties. Read Entire Article

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Registration Now Open For Keep PA Beautiful’s 15th Annual Great American Cleanup Of PA; Video Contest

PA Environment Digest – On January 17, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced registration for the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA is now open. Cleanups for this annual event begin on March 1st and ends on May 31st. During this period, registered events can get free trash bags, gloves, and safety vests donated […]

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful accepting registrations for 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA

Trib Live – Registration is now open for the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA, according to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. The three-month initiative, from March 1 to May 31, is a way for clubs, schools, businesses and organizations to clean up local areas. Registered events can get free […]

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What Straw Forward artists created out of 25,000 used drinking straws, and why they did it

Next Pittsburgh – Once you get past the initial “ick” factor — art made from used drinking straws? — you realize the idea is brilliant. Every year, millions of plastic straws get thrown away, one by one, and far too many end up polluting our environment. Our oceans are […]

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Keep PA Beautiful: Sign Ups Start Jan. 15 For Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest – On January 11, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced groups can start registering their local cleanup events as part of the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA on January 15.  The event runs from March 1 to May 31. Last year 108,638 volunteers participated in 5,362 events picking up over 5 million […]

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PA Cleanways of Elk Co. cleans up Clarion River shore

The Bradford Era – PA Cleanways of Elk County has made a ton of difference — literally.  During the 2018 International Coastal Cleanup, held through September and October, the Elk County group participated for the fourth year. “This year, volunteers from the community, and the local St. Marys […]

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Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Welcomes New Executive Director

Keep Philadelphia Beautiful – Keep Philadelphia Beautiful has announced that Kelly Offner has been named the next Executive Director of the organization effective January 7, 2019. Following an exhaustive and highly competitive search, the Board of Directors selected Offner to build on the five-year transformative tenure and leadership […]

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