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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful accepting registrations for 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA

Trib Live – Registration is now open for the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA, according to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. The three-month initiative, from March 1 to May 31, is a way for clubs, schools, businesses and organizations to clean up local areas. Registered events can get free […]

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KPB: Two Men Cited In Crackdown On Illegal Dumping In Arnold, Westmoreland County

PA Environment Digest – On December 14, Keep PA Beautiful announced two individuals were cited for illegal dumping by the City of Arnold in Westmoreland County with the help of its Surveillance Camera Loan Program. Mitchell C Swann (age 53) and Harold J Lee (age 52) were both cited by City […]

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More than 600 volunteers pick up litter in Pottstown CARES event

69 News – NORRISTOWN, PA — Montgomery County is helping to host a unique event to raise awareness for public space in several local municipalities, including Norristown. During National Parking Day, citizens take a parking space in town and turn it into a temporary mini public park. The […]

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Latrobe to collect discarded electronics May 19

Trib Live – Latrobe officials are partnering with Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling for a May 19 electronics drop-off collection open to city residents. Electronics items including television sets, computers, monitors, printers and radios will be accepted from 8 a.m. until noon at the Memorial Stadium parking lot. Items […]

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‘Round the Square for Dec. 29, 2017

Bradford Era – YEAR’S END: With this year coming to an end, agencies and organizations are taking stock of what happened in 2017. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful recently announced the results of its 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA that ran from March 1 through May 31. “The […]

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Cigarette butts, food wrappers, plastic bottles top list of litter found along Pa. waterways

Trib Live – Nearly 14,000 volunteers collected more than 860,000 pounds of litter and trash along waterways in Pennsylvania during the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup, according to the nonprofit Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful . The top five types of trash collected in the state, with quantities, were: • […]

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WYLN News – Mahanoy City in Schuylkill County is benefiting from our Fresh Paint Days Grant! Watch Video Here

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Keep PA Beautiful Receives Grant To Continue Efforts To Reduce Cigarette Litter In State Parks

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Tuesday announced they have received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to reduce cigarette litter in state parks. The grant is part of Keep America Beautiful’s […]

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Cleaning up Young Woman’s Creek

The Express – NORTH BEND — The Clinton County Cleanscapes crew took to the creek-side of Young Woman’s Creek in North Bend Saturday morning as fifty volunteers spent several hours picking up trash and debris, some of which had been there for decades. Read Entire Article

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