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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announces registration open for Pick Up Pennsylvania fall program

Latrobe Bulletin – Registration for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB)’s Pick Up Pennsylvania fall program is open. Read Entire Article  – Must Have Subscription to Read

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Tire, appliance collections planned

The Tribune Democrat –A series of fall appliance and tire collections are being planned by Keep Cambria County Beautiful, the Cambria County Conservation District and several county municipalities, organizers said Wednesday. Old appliances and tires will be accepted from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the following

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Registration Now Open For Keep PA Beautiful Pick Up Pennsylvania Litter Cleanup Events!

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep PA Beautiful is now accepting registrations for local 2020 Pick Up Pennsylvania litter cleanup and beautiful events.  This year’s program runs from September 1 through November 30.  Registered events can get free trash bags, gloves, and safety vests provided by the Pennsylvania

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Trash piles up as more people get outdoors during COVID-19

Pocono Record -With recreation options narrowed by the COVID-19 pandemic, more people are getting outdoors in the Poconos — but with more fun comes more trash, and not everyone disposes of it properly. Piles of trash have accumulated in the woods across from the Point of Gap

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Keep PA Beautiful, Giant, Other Volunteers Clear Litter From Harrisburg’s Heart Of the Community Garden

PA Environment Digest Blog – On July 14, volunteers pulled weeds, laid mulch, repaired benches, picked up litter and planted flowers at Harrisburg’s Heart of the Community Garden, all while wearing masks and gloves and practicing physical distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The Community Garden received

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Community Briefs: Amateur photographers of all ages invited to enter litter photos to win $500

Daily Times – EDGMONT — In a 2019 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Questionnaire included in the Pennsylvania Litter Research Survey, the majority of respondents agreed or strongly agreed that litter is an environmental problem, ends up in our waterways, impacts quality of life, poses health and safety risks

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Adopt-a-Highway activities to resume across state

Ellwood City Ledger – HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced its Adopt-A-Highway activities are resuming, but volunteers must still wear masks, practice social distancing and sanitize hands. Projects to clean-up state highways were suspended as part of Pennsylvania’s efforts to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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PennDOT issues guidance as Adopt-A-Highway activities resume

Herald Standard – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced guidance for groups looking to beautify their communities as its Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) activities resume across the state, including mask wearing, social distancing and frequent hand sanitizing. These activities were suspended as part of Pennsylvania’s efforts to help

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On This Date 7/4

The Progress – 10 Years Ago July 4, 2010 PA CleanWays — Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, in partnership with the Centre County Solid Waste Authority and Clearfield County Solid Waste Authority, has released its report on illegal dumps in Clearfield County. The survey of the county identified 112

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Keep PA Beautiful: This 4th Of July Take Pride– DON’T LITTER!

PA Environment Digest Blog – As residents of Pennsylvania seek recreation in public spaces, including parks and trails, this Independence Day weekend, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful issued an urgent reminder to properly dispose of trash and litter as they participate in 4th of July celebrations. “As we approach a

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