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City-wide litter sweeps to take place in late April

Sun-Gazette – A city-wide litter cleanup is being scheduled for Earth Day week April 22, city officials said. City Council’s economic revitalization committee Tuesday heard about the plan proposed to be named after the late Richard James, a member of Heart of Williamsport, whose idea was to see

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful removes 7.2 million pounds of trash

Trib Live – Talk about taking out the trash. The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful program resulted in 7.2 million pounds of trash being disposed of in 2018, thanks to the work of nearly 130,000 volunteers, according to a spokeswoman for the organization. In addition, 2.3 million pounds of electronics

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Keep PA Beautiful Engages Nearly 130,000 Volunteers To Remove Over 7.2 Million Pounds Of Trash In 2018

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its local affiliates and partners held community improvement events in 2018 engaging 129,632 volunteers to remove over 7.2 million pounds of trash, 2.3 million pounds of electronics waste, recycled or properly disposed of 43,352 tires and attracted $481,400 of

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful kicks off 15th annual Great American Cleanup of PA

South Pittsburgh Reporter – The Great American Cleanup of PA is officially underway.Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide nonprofit that provides resources to neighborhoods for community improvement projects, is encouraging anyone who is planning a local event, large or small, to register with the Great American Cleanup of PA,

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College groups to participate in spring cleaning in Washington County

Observer Reporter – About 25 undergraduates from Washington & Jefferson College and the University of Pittsburgh will be doing roadside and streamside spring cleaning Thursday along Route 18 and Hewitt Avenue in Canton and Chartiers Townships. The cleanup will be from 12:30 to 4 p.m.and will be done

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Keep PA Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup Of PA Now Underway, Register Your Event, Volunteer For A Cleanup

PA Environment Digest – The Great American Cleanup of PA is now officially underway and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging anyone who is planning a local event, large or small, to register with the Great American Cleanup of PA. “Cleaning up your neighborhood is one of the best investments you can make. Whether

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Keep PA Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup Of PA Now Underway, Register Your Event, Volunteer For A Cleanup

PA Environment Digest Blog – The Great American Cleanup of PA is now officially underway and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging anyone who is planning a local event, large or small, to register with the Great American Cleanup of PA.  “Cleaning up your neighborhood is one of the

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Great American Cleanup event planned in West Leechburg

Trib Live – The Kiski Watershed Association will participate in the Great American Cleanup with a cleanup event at the West Leechburg Wildflower Preserve from 9 a.m. to noon March 23. Volunteers are needed and should wear boots, gloves and clothes that can get dirty. Registration is not necessary. Read

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Red Lion students engaged with environmental health through tech

York Dispatch – A virtual field trip in class Wednesday gave Red Lion Area third graders a firsthand look into what can happen when natural resources are not conserved. Students in Steven Smith’s class at Larry J. Macaluso Elementary School saw a 360-degree view of a landfill, prompting gasps

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Redd-up season arrives: Great American Cleanup of PA begins 2019 campaign on Friday

Trib Live – The Great American Cleanup of PA begins on Friday, with hundreds of clubs, schools, businesses and organizations expected to soon start cleaning up communities throughout Pennsylvania — including across the Pittsburgh region. The three-month event, sponsored by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, continues through May 31. Read

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