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KPB: Registration Now Open For Pick Up Pennsylvania, Part Of The International Coastal Cleanup – Sept. 1 to Oct. 31

PA Environment Digest Blog –Keep PA Beautiful is now accepting registrations for volunteer cleanups for Pick Up Pennsylvania, part of the International Coastal Cleanup running from September 1 to October 31.  A significant portion of waterway pollution originates on land. When it rains, plastics, trash on sidewalks

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KPB: Registration Now Open For Pick Up Pennsylvania, Part Of The International Coastal Cleanup – Sept. 1 to Oct. 31

PA Environment Digest –Keep PA Beautiful is now accepting registrations for volunteer cleanups for Pick Up Pennsylvania, part of the International Coastal Cleanup running from September 1 to October 31. A significant portion of waterway pollution originates on land. When it rains, plastics, trash on sidewalks and streets accumulates and is

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Westmoreland Cleanways looks to help residents, businesses with recycling changes

Trib Live -It’s an unusual mantra for an organization dedicated to recycling, but it’s one that a lot more people will have to get used to, according to Ellen Keefe, director of the nonprofit Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling.  China is importing much less American recyclable materials, which

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Business will get a fresh coat of paint thanks to grant

The Daily Item – SUNBURY — Sunbury’s Revitalization Inc. is one of eight grant recipients for the 2019 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania Program from Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. Designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, the program enables these groups to renew a community structure

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Southwest Greensburg Meals on Wheels gets Fresh Paint Days grant

Trib Live – An organization that delivers midday meals to the elderly and disabled in central Westmoreland County will be able to improve the exterior of its headquarters thanks to Greensburg-based Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful.  Tri-City Meals on Wheels is among eight grant recipients chosen from across the

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8 Communities Receive Fresh Paint Days Grants Courtesy Of Keep PA Beautiful, Behr Paint, The Home Depot

PA Environment Digest -On July 23, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced eight community projects were recipients of 2019 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania Program grants supported by a partnership with Behr Paint and The Home Depot Foundation.   Designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, the program

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Building It Better Together: Living litter-free means taking action in your community

ABC 6 Action News – PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — “That, to me, was the biggest surprise. There really is an impact on the presence of litter and depressive symptoms or levels of stress,” said Theresa Soya, who is a research coordinator at the Penn Injury Science Center. She’s

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Keep PA Beautiful Partners With Dixie Plant United Steel Workers To Keep Kuebler Road Clean In Northampton County

PA Environment Digest Blog -Litter and trash along Pennsylvania’s roadways is not only unsightly, it can also be dangerous. Since 1990, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has offered adoption programs for local residents, organizations, civic groups, and businesses to be part of the solution.  The adoption program is an

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‘Filthadelphia’: How did Philly’s reputation get trashed?

ABC 6 Action News – Filthadelphia. Deserved or not, it’s a nickname that makes no one proud.  And in 2019, Philadelphia is now making a concerted effort to combat the city’s notorious litter problem and its dirty reputation.  “We need to try our best to shake that

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What a haul: It’s a shame Allegheny CleanWays finds so much trash

Pittsburgh Post Gazette – In an ideal world, Allegheny CleanWays would not have to exist. The nonprofit dedicated to eliminating illegal dumping and littering in Allegheny County would not have a place in a utopia as everyone would respect the natural beauty of the area, making sure

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