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Record Breaking Unwanted Medication Collection In McKean County

PA Environment Digest – Sixty-eight McKean County Residents delivered medications to the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Unwanted Medication Collection Program on September 12 at the Penn State Extension Office in Smethport. Over 11 garbage bags were collected and sent to an approved medical waste incinerator for proper

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Keep PA Beautiful encourages colleges and universities to participate in RecycleMania

Berks-Mont News  – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging colleges and universities in Pennsylvania to participate in the RecycleMania competition sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, The Alcoa Foundation and the Coca-Cola Company.  RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote

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Volunteers wanted: Help paint the Coal Oil Johnny House

titusvilleherald.com – The Oil Region Alliance announced that the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful program has selected the historic McClintock-Steele-Waitz House (Coal Oil Johnny House) as one of eight buildings in the state to participate in its 2015 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania.   The two-story, wooden, peg-n-post Greek Revival

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful: 130,000 participated in 2015 cleanup

The Patriot News – According to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, about 128,157 volunteers participated in the 2015 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania. They collected 300,186 bags, or 6,003,720 pounds of trash; cleaned 11,943 miles of roads, railroad tracks, trails, waterways and shorelines, and 6,422 acres

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Dupont Borough recipient of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful grant

Times Leader– Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is pleased to announce its grant recipients of the 2015 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania Program. This year’s event is held in partnership with support from Glidden Professional and The Home Depot. Designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, the

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