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108,638 volunteers pick up over 5 million pounds of trash

YourErie.com – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has announced the results of the 2018 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA that runs annually from March 1 through May 31. The event engaged 108,638 invaluable volunteers in 5,362 events across the state that focused on community greening, beautification and

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Hike and Tire Hunt Cleanup Day is Saturday

The Express – LOCK HAVEN — If you are someone who is bothered by trash and tires in our woods take action, become a part of the solution and attend a Clinton County CleanScapes (CCC) cleanup event. CCC’s next event is Saturday, Nov. 3. Volunteer teams will hike

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Good news in the district

The Philadelphia Tribune – Applications now open for CleanFutures – The School District of Philadelphia recently announced that applications are open for the CleanFutures program, a contest-based citizen science and advocacy program to engage students in litter reduction. A joint effort of the Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, the

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‘Lens On Litter’ contest entries due by Oct. 31

Trib Live – For the past 34 years, the Pennsylvania Resources Council has asked residents to turn their cameras to a decidedly non-photogenic subject: litter. The Gene Capaldi “Lens on Litter” Contest started in 1984 to call attention to littering in communities across the state. Photos submitted in

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Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Receives $5,000 Grant From UPS Foundation For Fruit Tree Planting

PA Environmental Digest – The UPS Foundation and Keep America Beautiful Thursday announced the award of a $5,000 grant to Keep Philadelphia Beautifulas part of their Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Program. Keep Philadelphia Beautiful is partnering with the Philadelphia Orchard Project (POP) to give away fruit trees at no cost to community members

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