KPB: PA Groups Receive $25,000 in KAB/Waste Management Think Green Grants

PA Environment Digest

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

Thursday announced Pennsylvania groups received $25,000 in grant awards from the national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, Inc. as part of a nationwide effort sponsored by Waste Management that encourages local solutions that improve community environments.

Following is a list of Pennsylvania recipients–

— $10,000 to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful: “Please Touch Garden” Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia will create a sustainable learning environment space containing butterfly boxes, an outdoor cooking area with raised planters and a garden with edible plants and medicinal herbs.

— $10,000 to Keep York Beautiful: An organic, urban farming operation will address the complex interactions between nature, the economy and York County’s food system to foster an increase in community and home gardening and use of native plants to replace conventional garden selections.

— $5,000 to the City of Greensburg: Greensburg-Salem School District will implement a single stream recycling program throughout the District.

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