Monthly archive for February 2019

Keep PA Beautiful Invites Communities, Groups To Adopt Local Roads, Waterways, Other Areas To Keep Them Litter Free

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is inviting communities and groups to adopt local roads, waterways, parks and other areas to help keep them litter free as part of the KPB Adoption Program. PennDOT’s Adopt-a-Highway Program is also available to adopt state maintained roads. Although we […]

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Westmoreland firefighters to distribute 9-volt batteries to communities

Trib Live – About 50 Westmoreland County fire departments will give out 9-volt batteries to households as part of a grant from Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling. The organization got 18,480 batteries through a 2018 Duracell/Keep America Beautiful grant. The departments will each get a case of batteries to […]

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Community Groups Large & Small Can Participate In The Keep PA Beautiful 15th Annual Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest – Cleaning up your neighborhood is one of the best investments you can make and the 15th Annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA can help get you started. Whether you have vacant lots plagued with debris, natural areas that are illegally dumped on or […]

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Allegheny CleanWays Tackles Illegal Dumping While Making Community Connections

90.5 WESA – Even on a wet February day, the gray skies and constant rain does not stop Allegheny CleanWays from doing what it does best. Volunteers are removing piles of trash from empty lots, alleyways and residences in Homewood. Since its founding in 2000, the group’s focus has been […]

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Community Groups Large & Small Can Participate In The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful 15th Annual Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest Blog –  Cleaning up your neighborhood is one of the best investments you can make and the 15th Annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA can help get you started. Whether you have vacant lots plagued with debris, natural areas that are […]

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Groups Put Keep PA Beautiful, Anheuser-Busch Mini-Watershed Grants To Good Use

PA Environment Digest – On February 6, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, Keep America Beautiful and Anheuser Busch announced the award of 20 mini-grants of up to $500 each to groups in 16 counties to support  volunteer initiatives ranging from river cleanups to invasive species removal. Pennsylvania grant recipients used the […]

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

PA Environment Digest – 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 to dispose items. […]

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