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RTS for Jan. 22 – Cleanup PA

Bradford Era – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates, which are county and municipal based, collected a combined total of over 2,168,530 pounds of electronics, 21,018 tires, 6,011 appliances and 61,122 pounds of household hazardous waste from local residents in 2019, emphasizing the continued need for disposal options for

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Keep PA Beautiful Recognizes 4 As Outstanding 2019 Volunteers Of The Year

PA Environment Digest Blog –  On January 21, Keep PA Beautiful honored four volunteers nominated by local affiliates for their outstanding efforts, commitment and exceptional contributions to keep Pennsylvania beautiful.  The 2019 Volunteers of the Year are-   Kenneth Rice, Sr. working with Tri-County CleanWays (serving Butler, Lawrence

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Westmoreland Cleanways closes recycling center pending planned move

Trib Live – Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling has closed its Unity recycling center until it moves to a proposed new location in the township, near Pleasant Unity. In the meantime, local residents have other options for recycling items such as paper and appliances containing Freon, but there are

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PENNSYLVANIA LAUNCHES LITTER REDUCTION INITIATIVE

American Recycler News – The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDOT), in partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, announced an initiative to reduce littering and presented results of the first statewide litter study in over 20 years at a meeting attended by more than 125

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Keep PA Beautiful: Registration Now Open For Pick Up Pennsylvania Litter Cleanup, Beautification Events

PA Environment Digest Blog – On January 15, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced registration is now open for groups planning cleanups and beautification events during the Pick Up Pennsylvania Initiative, supporting the nationwide Great American Cleanup. This annual event begins on March 1 and ends on May 31.

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates recycle over 2M pounds of electronics, 21,000 tires

The Shippensburg News-Chronicle – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates, which are county and municipal based, collected a combined total of more than 2,168,530 pounds of electronics, 21,018 tires, 6,011 appliances and 61,122 pounds of household hazardous waste from local residents, emphasizing the continued need for disposal options for

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One-woman litter crew on a quest to keep Chester County roads clean

Radio.com – CHESTER COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The official-looking orange road sign on Route 1 in Chester County says “Litter Crew Ahead.” But the crew consists of one woman on a mission.  Kelly McDowell and her husband were driving in Lancaster County several years ago when she

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Mountains of tires, appliances, electronics collected in 2019 by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

Trib Live – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates — including Westmoreland Cleanways and other area environmental groups — announced Friday that it had collected more than 2 million pounds of electronics and other waste. That includes more than 21,000 tires; 6,000 appliances, and 61,000 pounds of household hazardous

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Just 15 Local Keep PA Beautiful Affiliates Recycled Over 2 Million Pounds Of Electronics, 21,000 Waste Tires In 2019

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful local affiliate groups in just 15 counties collected a total of over 2,168,530 pounds of electronics, 21,018 tires, 6,011 appliances and 61,122 pounds of household hazardous waste from local residents, emphasizing the continued need for disposal options for hard to

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Westmoreland Cleanways eyes move to larger Unity recycling center

Trib Live – Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling in 2019 collected more than 2 million pounds of televisions and other electronics along with 6,000 tires. This year, the Unity Township-based nonprofit should be able to handle an even larger volume. A planned move to a new drop-off recycling center

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