Monthly archive for February 2021

The Stroller, Feb. 27, 2021: Events in the Alle-Kiski Valley

Trib Live – ANNUAL CLEANUP SEASON BEGINS MONDAY The annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful campaign will kick off its cleanup season on Monday.  The annual community improvement initiative offers registered participants free trash bags, gloves and safety vests provided by support from the state Department of Environmental Protection,

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Keep PA Beautiful Kicks Off Pick Up Pennsylvania Litter Cleanup, Beautification Program March 1

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful kicks off the Pick Up Pennsylvania litter cleanup and beautification program March 1.  This annual community improvement initiative offers registered participants free trash bags, gloves, and safety vests provided by support from the Department of Environmental Protection, PennDOT and

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful hits milestone… one million tires!

Connect FM 96.7 99.7 – The statewide volunteer litter pick-up organization has hit a record milestone! Since its inception in 1990, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its affiliates and partners have properly disposed of over one-million scrap tires. The tires were collected from Pennsylvania’s roads, waterways, parks, trails

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KBP recycle electronics, tires through special collections

Latrobe Bulletin – In early 2020, many municipal trash haulers suspended recycling programs and large or bulky item pick-up citing worker safety and other limitations because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB) affiliates, which are county and municipal based, collected a combined total of

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Keep PA Beautiful: Volunteers Across Pennsylvania Collected Over 1 Million Waste Tires For Recycling, Proper Disposal

PA Environment Digest Blog – On February 17, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced volunteers with its affiliates and local partners have collected over one million scrap tires for recycling and proper disposal. The tires were collected from Pennsylvania’s roads, waterways, parks, trails and remote areas during locally coordinated

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Anti-litter groups managed nearly 12,000 old tires and more than 119,000 appliances in pandemic year

Penn Live Patriot News – Affiliates of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, the statewide anti-litter and illegal dumping organization collected more than 1,119,573 pounds of electronics, 11,851 tires, 119,041 appliances and 56,341 pounds of household hazardous waste during the coronavirus pandemic year of 2020. KPB noted that in early 2020,

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Keep PA Beautiful Local Affiliates Recycle 1.1 Million Pounds Of E-Waste, 11,800 Tires In Special Collection Events In 2020

PA Environment Digest Blog – Even through a pandemic, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful local affiliates collected a combined total of over 1,119,573 pounds of electronics waste, 11,851 tires, 119,041 appliances and 56,341 pounds of household hazardous waste during 2020.  In early 2020, many municipal trash haulers suspended recycling programs

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