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One man’s trash, another’s mission

Concord Monitor -PHILADELPHIA — Madis Pihlak looked into the eyes of a loggerhead sea turtle at a Florida rehab center and knew he had to help. “You look at that face and they are so beautiful,” said Pihlak, a retired Pennsylvania State University professor of architecture and

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Annual tree sale moving forward

Penn Live -The Perry County Conservation District’s annual tree sale is going ahead as planned, according to Kristie Smith, Keep Perry County Beautiful coordinator. “I am still pushing forward with our spring tree sale plans because it is important, and I believe that it will give everyone

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He’s on a one-man mission to clean up trash and help save sea life

The Philadelphia Inquirer -Madis Pihlak looked into the eyes of a loggerhead sea turtle at a Florida rehab center and knew he had to help. “You look at that face and they are so beautiful,” said Pihlak, a retired Pennsylvania State University professor of architecture and landscape

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Litter is not a victimless crime. It cost these elderly Upper Macungie victims $600.

Morning Call -One of the challenges of reducing Pennsylvania’s litter problem is getting the slobs to realize that littering is not a victimless crime. So today I’ll introduce you to two of the victims. Will and Patti Mayo spent about $600 last year cleaning up furniture, tires

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Cancellations, March 17

Standard Speaker -The following events and activities have been impacted by the coronavirus. Report any cancellations and closures to editorial@standardspeaker.com. ■ Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its partners, the Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association, are suspending their annual litter cleanup program,

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List of Canceled Events

The Express -The following cancellations were reported to The Express over the weekend: — Annie Halenbake Ross Library, Friendship Community Library and Renovo Area Library are temporarily closed until March 29. — KCSD Faculty and Friends 2020 Kellerman Scholarship Recital canceled. — Lamar United Methodist Church Community

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Coronavirus concern leads Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful to suspend annual statewide litter cleanup

Penn Live Patriot News – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful programs have removed 141 millions pounds of trash along Pennsylvania roads, shorelines and trails. Responding to coronavirus concerns, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has suspended its annual statewide litter cleanup program – Pick Up Pennsylvania – through the end of April.

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Keep PA Beautiful Suspends Pick Up Pennsylvania Thru The End Of April, Will Pick Up In May & June

                                     PA Environment Digest Blog – On March 13, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced it is suspending its annual litter cleanup program– Pick Up Pennsylvania— through the end of April due

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Do Cigarettes Litter Your Landscape?

Facility Executive – Keep America Beautiful®, the nation’s largest community improvement nonprofit organization, has announced the opening of the grant application period for the 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), designed to help communities combat the most commonly littered item in America. Established in 1953, Keep America Beautiful

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Sounding off: Reducing litter, keeping America beautiful

Trib Live -Regarding the article “Study: Pa. roads average 1,030 litter items per mile”: I have done my best to keep a stretch of rural road near my home free of litter. I pick up beer and pop cans, cigarette butts, plastic bottles, and bags from convenience stores

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