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Keep PA Beautiful Recognizes Tim Arnold, Richland Twp. Supervisor, With Community Pride Award In Bucks County

PA Environment Digest Blog – On May 10, Keep PA Beautiful’s Community Pride Award was presented to Richland Township Supervisor Tim Arnold for his work to clean up litter in Bucks County.  Arnold was nominated for the Award by Rep. Craig Staats (R-Bucks). The Community Pride Award

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Keep Pa. Beautiful: The consequences of illegal dumping trash, tires – abandoned mine fire in Northumberland County

Northcentralpa.com -Northumberland County, Pa. — Illegally dumped tires may be fueling a fire located inside an abandoned mine opening south of Trevorton in Zerbe Township, Northumberland County. The underground fire is thought to have spread to a coal seam.  According to WNEP, the fire began to burn above

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Hundreds of volunteers help ‘Pick Up the Poconos’

tnonline.com – Hundreds of volunteers spent April 24 removing trash from roads throughout four counties. The effort was part of the “Pick Up the Poconos” spring cleanup in honor of Earth Day, organized by the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau. More than 200 volunteers participated in Jim Thorpe,

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YOUR QUESTIONS: | Can I stop getting unwanted circulars?

Meltwater – In late 2020, Nic Esposito hit the streets of Philadelphia looking for printed advertisement litter. And he didn’t have to try too hard to find it. Esposito, the former director of the city’s now-defunct Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, scoured five neighborhoods in the city

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Things to do from May 6, 2021

The Herald – There will be a tire collection day from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on May 8 at Forward Township Municipal Building, 207 Ash Stop Road, Evans City. The tire collection is open to residents of any county and there is a limit of 20

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It’s time to recycle our recycling | Opinion

Penn Live Patriot News – It’s time for Pennsylvania to recycle its recycling laws and invest in programs and policies that actually work. The current system to keep up with the waste we are producing is costing us more in money, our environment and our physical health.

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Keep PA Beautiful: The Consequences Of Illegal Dumping Trash, Tires – Abandoned Mine Fire In Northumberland County

PA Environment Digest Blog – Illegally dumped tires may be fueling a fire located inside an abandoned mine opening south of Trevorton in Zerbe Township, Northumberland County. The underground fire is thought to have spread to a coal seam.  Read more here. Local officials, first responders and

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There’s a lot less trash in downtown Greencastle thanks to group of volunteers

Echo-Pilot – About 25 community members put on gloves and picked up trash in Greencastle during a May Day Clean-Up on Saturday, May 1.  Clean-up day was part of the Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce’s Community Advantage initiative and was held in partnership with the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

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Pittsburgh likely to consider single-use plastic bag ban this summer

Pittsburgh Post Gazette –In an effort to reduce plastic pollution, Pittsburgh is exploring regulations on single-use plastic bags and is eyeing joining other municipalities in suing the state for thwarting local bans on the ubiquitous retail staple. Councilwoman Erika Strassburger on Tuesday put forth a resolution expressing

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Business Buzz 5/2/21 | Deal

Bolly Inside – Grocery chain announces grants foodstores.com/pages/our-purpose. To learn more, visit giant Entrepreneurship program announcedThe Northeast Pennsylvania Circle of Aunts & Uncles is a multigenerational project that provides low-interest loans and social capital to under-resourced and mission-driven entrepreneurs to co-create a more equitable, compassionate, sustainable and

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