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Keep PA Beautiful Reports 92% Reduction of Cigarette Litter In Participating State Parks

PA Environment Digest – Armed with a $10,000 Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program grant, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful collaborated with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources in 2019 to reduce the number of cigarette butts carelessly left behind in four state parks: Benjamin Rush, Nockamixon,

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Grant will create videos to explain Westmoreland Cleanways recycling efforts

Trib Live – Area residents soon will be able to learn more about Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling’s programs by watching videos on the organization’s website. Filming is set for this week at the Westmoreland Cleanways headquarters near Pleasant Unity to produce online videos about the recycling process

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Westmoreland Cleanways earns KPB grant

Latrobe Bulletin – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB), with support provided by the Richard King Mellon Foundation, recently provided grants to five affiliates to increase awareness about proper waste disposal and recycling and convenient recycling services available in their county. Among the recipients was Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling,

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Recycling education grants awarded to Elk Co.

The Bradford Era – HARRISBURG — PA CleanWays of Elk County has been provided a grant for recycling education. America Recycles Day, a program of Keep America Beautiful, is held on and around November 15 to educate and encourage individuals to be more mindful of what they

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Keep PA Beautiful: Still Time To Participate In Pick Up Pennsylvania!

PA Environment Digest Blog – There are still two weeks left to participate in the annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Pick Up Pennsylvania statewide initiative that supports the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup!  The cleanup program runs through the end of November.  Register a cleanup of your favorite

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Crowds line up in Westmoreland County to recycle hazardous materials

Trib Live – Pat O’Neill didn’t even know how long he had old paint cans and other hazardous materials stored in his garage, but he was glad to finally dispose of those items Saturday morning.  “I just wanted to get rid of this stuff properly, get it

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Keep PA Beautiful Adoption Program Helps Reduce Local Litter Cleanup Costs

PA Environment Digest – Many of the costs associated with cleaning up litter falls to the local municipality. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Adoption Program helps mitigate those costs by providing residents the tools and resources needed to be stewards of their communities. The program is available statewide for municipal

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Morning Briefing: Two years after devastating fire, school reopens; Bakery gives customers a taste of voting; Eagles host the Ravens with fans in attendance

Daily Local News – Groups collaborate on fruit tree planting at Hancock School You probably wouldn’t want to do much planting in the pouring rain, but for nonprofit Fruit Tree Planting Foundation it’s all in a day’s work. Equipped with apple trees, pear trees, peach trees, plum trees,

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Groups collaborate on fruit tree planting at Hancock School

The Times Herald -NORRISTOWN  — You probably wouldn’t want to do much planting in the pouring rain, but for nonprofit Fruit Tree Planting Foundation it’s all in a day’s work. Equipped with apple trees, pear trees, peach trees, plum trees, even a paw paw tree — a tropical

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Westmoreland Cleanways adds 2nd household hazardous waste collection date

Trib Live – Due to overwhelming response, Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling Center announced this week it would hold two household hazardous waste collections this fall. In addition to the Oct. 24 collection, a second collection was added for Nov. 21. Ellen Keefe, executive director of the nonprofit

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