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Keep PA Beautiful Offers Online Learning Materials For Kids In Open Your Eyes To Litter Book Series

PA Environment Digest Blog – 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 Department of

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Pick Up Pennsylvania hopes to clean up our waterways and streets safely

Penn Live Patriot News – After canceling its signature Pick Up Pennsylvania litter removal program in the spring in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has relaunched the effort for the fall. But cautions and restrictions remain, and the organization is encouraging participants to observe local,

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City of Pittsburgh working with Allegheny CleanWays to clean up illegal dumping sites

Next Pittsburgh -Pittsburgh officials and a local nonprofit are working together to aggressively tackle illegal dumping in the city. On Wednesday, a Pittsburgh City Council standing committee green-lighted a pact to allow Allegheny CleanWays to remove debris from chronic dumping sites that plague city neighborhoods. Under the measure,

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Illegal trash dumping plagues rural Pennsylvania roadsides during pandemic

The Philadelphia Inquirer -SWIFTWATER, Pa. — The large pile of used tires was sitting somewhere they shouldn’t be, beneath tall, majestic pine trees in a retired police officer’s yard. Tony Covello, the homeowner, is 89 and doesn’t move around so well these days. He didn’t put the

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Picking Up Pennsylvania

Erie Reader -Spotted lanternflies are unwelcome pests. Emerald ash borers are a nuisance. But more devastating to Pennsylvania’s environment than either of these invertebrate species has been a class of vertebrates referred to colloquially as “litterbugs,” although you might know them better as family, friends, neighbors (or

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Sign up now for Keep PA Beautiful’s Pick Up Pennsylvania

South Pittsburgh Reporter -Pick Up Pennsylvania, a program of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, runs through November 30. During this time, residents are encouraged to improve their communities by picking up litter.The program supports the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup, the largest volunteer-based cleanup focusing on the health of

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Sign up to clean up litter with Pick Up Pennsylvania program

Connect FM – Harrisburg, PA – Pick Up Pennsylvania, a program of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, runs from September 1 through November 30. During this time, residents are encouraged to improve their communities by picking up litter. The program supports the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup, the largest

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“Pick up Pennsylvania” campaign seeking volunteers to help keep PA beautiful

Northcentralpa.com – Harrisburg, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation are seeking volunteers to take part in “Pick up Pennsylvania,” a series of solo of small-group clean-up efforts throughout September, October, and November. Volunteer groups who usually clean up roadways through the Adopt-A-Highway program

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KYW To-Do List: Macabre Market, All Trails Challenge, and more things to do from a distance this weekend

Newsradio KYW – Even though the state is landlocked, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is doing its part to keep trash out of the oceans. The Pennsylvania departments of Transportation and Environmental Protection are reporting that since the pandemic began, more people have been heading outside — and there’s more

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Volunteers needed for ‘Pick Up Pennsylvania’ litter campaign

Daily American – The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Department of Transportation (PennDOT) are seeking volunteers for “Pick Up Pennsylvania,” a campaign of small-group or solo litter cleanup events, through Nov. 30. Read Entire Article (Subscription Needed)

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