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Annual French Creek Cleanup Day April 23 In Montgomery County

PA Environment Digest – Join Green Valleys Watershed Association and community volunteers as we remove litter from the French Creek in Phoenixville on April 23 from 8:30 a.m. to noon!  Help to protect the French Creek and beautify an important community resource! This event is part of […]

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Electronics Recycling law creating imbalance in Pennsylvania

Herald Mail Media – If he had to make a guess, Jeff Geesaman would estimate there are about 8,000 pounds of old TVs and computer monitors currently being stored in a Washington Township (Pa.) Recycling Center warehouse because there is simply no other place for them to […]

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Keep PA Beautiful: Clean Earth Supports 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA

PA Environment Digest –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday announced Clean Earth as their newest sponsor of the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA, their annual signature event. “It is our planet, our country, our Pennsylvania, our county, our town, our street, our home.  It is our responsibility to […]

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Testimony Paints A Picture Of A Crisis In PA’s Electronics Recycling Program

PA Environment Daily – Written testimony set to be presented at a House-Senate hearing Monday outlines the collapse of Pennsylvania’s electronics waste recycling program created in 2010 by the Covered Device Recycling Law and a dramatic increase in illegal dumping of TVs and other electronics across the […]

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Newport Township residents and volunteers come together for Great American Cleanup

Times Leader – NEWPORT TWP. — Residents of Newport Township and the surrounding areas came together on Saturday to make sure Pennsylvania stays beautiful. About 20 volunteers met at the township municipal building to kick off Newport’s contribution to the Keep America Beautiful – Great American Cleanup. […]

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Comcast Newsmakers talks with John Quigley of DEP about the Great American Cleanup of PA

Comcast Newsmakers – Jill Horner speaks with John Quigley, Secretary, PA Department of Environmental Protection ( about how you can help clean up Pennsylvania parks and roadways during the Great American Cleanup March 1-May 31, 2016. See Video Here

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Agenda Released For March 21 Hearing On Collapse Of E-Waste Recycling In PA

PA Environment Digest – The Joint House-Senate Legislative Air and Water Pollution Control and Conservation Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing March 21 on the collapse of Pennsylvania’s Electronic Waste Recycling Program created by the Covered Device Recycling Act. The tentative agenda for the hearing released […]

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Electronic waste web site launched

Gettysburg Times – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful launched to help ensure Pennsylvania consumers have the information they need to properly manage their electronic waste, such as old televisions and computer monitors, commonly referred to as e-waste. Read Entire Article (Subscription Needed)

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Fewer options to discard TVs in Pa.

Public Opinion – FRANKLIN COUNTY — Local bulk item collections this spring are not likely to include televisions or electronics. Residents however cannot lawfully send electronics to a landfill or set them out with the trash. “There’s no way to get rid of them,” said Phil Tarquino, […]

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’ Launches New Site – Video of Pittsburgh News Station KDKA talking about Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful launching a new site. See Video

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