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Keep PA Beautiful Urgent Reminder: Proper Disposal Of Litter, Recyclables Remains Imperative As Counties Reopen

PA Environment Digest Blog – As Pennsylvania counties move forward with plans to reopen parts of their economies and more people go outdoors and seek recreation in public spaces this Memorial Day weekend, including parks and trails, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful issued an urgent reminder to residents of

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County, city team up to combat dumping

New Castle News -Lawrence County and the City of New Castle have joined forces in the fight against illegal dumping. “Dumping has been a long-standing problem for most municipalities across Pennsylvania,” said Jerry Zona, director of recycling and solid waste for Lawrence County. Last year, code enforcement supervisor

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Keep Norristown Beautiful seeking block captains to head cleanup efforts

The Times Herald – NORRISTOWN — The Keep America Beautiful campaign brought the mission a little closer to home when Norristown officially joined the ranks of the 67-year-old nonprofit in the winter of 2017. Litter, of course, is the relentless nemesis of every volunteer in the program.

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Keep America Beautiful building Youth Advisory Council

Bradford Era – Keep America Beautiful is accepting applications for the 2020-2021 National Youth Advisory Council (YAC). This is an opportunity for 20 high school students (enrolled in public or private high school by September 2020) from diverse backgrounds to participate in a service learning and leadership

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Keep PA Beautiful Encourages Students To Apply To Be Part Of Keep America Beautiful’s National Youth Advisory Council

PA Environment Digest Blog – On May 11, Keep PA Beautiful encouraged students to apply to be on Keep America Beautiful’s  National Youth Advisory Council.  Applications will be accepted through July 10. This is an opportunity for 20 high school students (enrolled in public or private high

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Westmoreland Cleanways opens its new recycling center in Unity

Trib Live -Half an hour into the first day of operations at the new Westmore­land Cleanways recycling center in Unity, dozens of desktop computer monitors and disused televisions were piled up inside the main drop-off building. “Man, this is great it’s back open. I’ve been waiting for

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New Westmoreland recycling center opens Monday in Unity

Trib Live – Westmoreland Cleanways will open its new recycling center just south of Route 130 in Unity at noon Monday, while following all of the prescribed Centers for Disease Control guidelines, the organization announced. The organization has been able to work on the recycling center at

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Westmoreland Cleanways & Recycling Opens New Recycling Center In Greensburg May 11

PA Environment Digest Blog – On May 8, Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling announced  its new recycling drop-off center at 355 Pleasant Unity Mutual Road in Greensburg will open to the public on May 11 at Noon. Among the materials accepted at the recycling center are scrap metal,

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Down in the dumps: Poconos seeing rash of illegal dumping

Pocono Record -Despite the stay-at-home order that has kept Pennsylvanians cooped up for the past month, reports of littering and illegal dumping have increased drastically across the commonwealth, including Monroe County. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced last week that since the start of Governor Tom Wolf’s stay at

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Damage to state forest, state parks increased through stay-at-home period

Penn Live Patriot News -From illegal dumping of household trash to offense graffiti on landmark rock formations to intentional damage to infrastructure and the environment, state forests and state parks across Pennsylvania have been taking a beating during the coronavirus pandemic and resulting stay-at-home orders. Confinement orders

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