Monthly archive for March 2019

PennDOT, DEP Asking For Volunteers For Great American Cleanup Event

KDKA TV – PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Department of Environmental Protection are seeking volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, a campaign of statewide community cleanup activities that runs through May 31.  “For years, PennDOT has taken an active role in […]

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Keep PA Beautiful Engages Nearly 130,000 Volunteers To Remove Over 7.2 Million Pounds Of Trash In 2018

PA Environment Digest –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its local affiliates and partners held community improvement events in 2018 engaging 129,632 volunteers to remove over 7.2 million pounds of trash, 2.3 million pounds of electronics waste, recycled or properly disposed of 43,352 tires and attracted $481,400 of in-kind […]

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E-media recycling to alternate between Mercer, Lawrence counties

The Herald – HERMITAGE – It’s been a few years since VHS tapes were considered the state of the art in home entertainment, but lots of people still have the recordings lying around their houses.  In the Shenango Valley, though, there are more than 200 fewer pounds […]

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Got a TV, washing machine, refrigerator to throw away? Here’s how you can dump legally in Philly

The Inquirer – What are some barriers to legal dumping for developers, contractors, and haulers? For contractors, getting caught dumping every once in a while can be cheaper than paying to dispose of trash properly, said Robert Dubas, a program coordinator at Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, the state […]

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City-wide litter sweeps to take place in late April

Sun-Gazette – A city-wide litter cleanup is being scheduled for Earth Day week April 22, city officials said. City Council’s economic revitalization committee Tuesday heard about the plan proposed to be named after the late Richard James, a member of Heart of Williamsport, whose idea was to see […]

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful removes 7.2 million pounds of trash

Trib Live – Talk about taking out the trash. The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful program resulted in 7.2 million pounds of trash being disposed of in 2018, thanks to the work of nearly 130,000 volunteers, according to a spokeswoman for the organization. In addition, 2.3 million pounds of electronics […]

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Keep PA Beautiful Engages Nearly 130,000 Volunteers To Remove Over 7.2 Million Pounds Of Trash In 2018

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its local affiliates and partners held community improvement events in 2018 engaging 129,632 volunteers to remove over 7.2 million pounds of trash, 2.3 million pounds of electronics waste, recycled or properly disposed of 43,352 tires and attracted $481,400 of […]

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful kicks off 15th annual Great American Cleanup of PA

South Pittsburgh Reporter – The Great American Cleanup of PA is officially underway.Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide nonprofit that provides resources to neighborhoods for community improvement projects, is encouraging anyone who is planning a local event, large or small, to register with the Great American Cleanup of PA, […]

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College groups to participate in spring cleaning in Washington County

Observer Reporter – About 25 undergraduates from Washington & Jefferson College and the University of Pittsburgh will be doing roadside and streamside spring cleaning Thursday along Route 18 and Hewitt Avenue in Canton and Chartiers Townships. The cleanup will be from 12:30 to 4 p.m.and will be done […]

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Keep PA Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup Of PA Now Underway, Register Your Event, Volunteer For A Cleanup

PA Environment Digest – The Great American Cleanup of PA is now officially underway and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging anyone who is planning a local event, large or small, to register with the Great American Cleanup of PA. “Cleaning up your neighborhood is one of the best investments you can make. Whether […]

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