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Keep PA Beautiful: Celebrate National Public Lands Day By Joining Pick Up Pennsylvania Cleanup

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful seeks volunteers to participate in Pick Up Pennsylvania as a way to celebrate National Public Lands Day September 26.  Traditionally, National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort, meant to encourage environmental stewardship and build connections

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Keep PA Beautiful seeks volunteers for National Public Lands Day

The Bradford Era – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful seeks volunteers to participate in Pick Up Pennsylvania as a way to celebrate National Public Lands Day. Traditionally, National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort, meant to encourage environmental stewardship and build connections between people and

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Pennsylvania recycling facility receives grant to recycle polystyrene

Recycling Today – Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling (WCR), a nonprofit environmental organization based in southwestern Pennsylvania, has received a $46,500 grant from the Foam Recycling Coalition (FRC), Falls Church, Virginia, to add a foam densifier to its drop-off facility that recovers hard-to-recycle materials. Read Entire Article

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Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling Expands Facility to Accept Foam for Recycling

CISION PR Web -Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling (WCR), a non-profit environmental organization located in southwestern Pennsylvania, has received a $46,500 grant from the Foam Recycling Coalition (FRC) to add a foam densifier to its current drop-off facility that recovers hard-to-recycle materials. With an over 30-year history, WCR oversees

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Dozens gather for second annual trash removal part

ABC 17 – DAUPHIN COUNTY, PA (WPMT) — Dozens of people donned gloves and grabbed trash bags in efforts to keep Pennsylvania beautiful on Sunday for the second annual City Island & Susquehanna River Clean-up. The event aimed to teach younger generations to take care of their

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Dozens gather on City Island for second annual trash removal part of worldwide collaboration with Ocean Conservancy

Fox 43 – DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. — Dozens of people donned gloves and grabbed trash bags in efforts to keep Pennsylvania beautiful on Sunday for the second annual City Island & Susquehanna River Clean-up. The event aimed to teach younger generations to take care of their environment. 

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Volunteers spearhead tire cleanup

New Castle News – About 70 tires were collected from the banks and shallows of the Mahoning River in Lawrence County Saturday during a cleanup by the Friends of the Mahoning River.  The effort focused on a stream section between the Beyond Corporation LLC boat access area

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Smart Talk Monday: Conversation with Congressional candidate Wegman (D), and illegal dumping a problem throughout Pa.

WITF Live Inspired – Litter along Pennsylvania highways and in rural communities is a persistent problem that mars the state’s natural beauty and costs taxpayers millions of dollars.  A Pennsylvania Litter Research Study published in February by the Department of Environmental Protection and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation estimated

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Allegheny CleanWays Plastic Magnet 1 barge scoops up riverfront litter and tires

Trib Live – A new barge to collect trash on Pittsburgh rivers, Plastic Magnet 1, removed 82 tires and more than 4,800 pounds of plastic and other trash from the the Monongahela River during a recent river cleanup. Allegheny CleanWays is midway through a two-week sweep of

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Keep PA Beautiful offers free online learning materials for kids about littering

Connect FM – Pennsylvania – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is offering supplemental learning tools for in-class, virtual or homeschoolers through their Open Your Eyes to Litter series of five books. The books provide hands-on learning and are appropriate for grades K through six. Each book addresses the PA

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