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Keep PA Beautiful Opposes Using Recycling Fund, Other Community Project Monies To Pay Agency Operating Expenses

PA Environment Digest – On June 17, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful sent an open letter to members of the Senate, House and to Gov. Wolf urging them not to use Recycling Fund and other money set aside to support community-based environmental programs and cleanups to pay every day operating expenses for

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Cleaning up!

The Express – Since 2000, Clinton County CleanScapes, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, has organized more than 117 cleanup events in Clinton and Lycoming counties, rallying more than 4,340 volunteers and cleaning up more than 1,208 tons of debris and 12,778 tires from nearby waterways and landscapes. You can

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Keep PA Beautiful Opposes Using Recycling Fund, Other Community Project Monies To Pay Agency Operating Expenses

PA Environment Digest Blog – On June 17, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful sent an open letter to members of the Senate, House and to Gov. Wolf urging them not to use Recycling Fund and other money set aside to support community-based environmental programs and cleanups to pay every

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Vote Now For The Best Great American Cleanup Of PA Videos Thru June 26

PA Environment Digest Blog –Keep PA Beautiful invites you to vote for the winners of the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest on Facebook now through June 26 at 3:00 p.m.  The video with the most “Likes” at the end of the contest will receive

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Reminder: Keep PA Beautiful-BEHR-Home Depot Fresh Paint Days Grant Applications Due June 28

PA Environment Digest Blog – On June 10, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful reminded groups across the state applications for 2019 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania Grants are due June 28. The program is designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community

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KPB: Voting Begins June 17 On Facebook For Great American Cleanup Of PA Video Contest Winners

PA Environment Digest Blog –Keep PA Beautiful announced public voting will begin on June 17 to pick the winning entries in the Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest.  Voting will take place through the KPB Facebook page.  The winning entry receives $200 and two runners up

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ProChamps software helping Penn Hills code enforcement

Trib Live – Maintaining the hundreds of vacant or foreclosed properties in Penn Hills is a full-time job, and then some, according to the municipality’s code enforcement director. “(The work) doesn’t end,” said John McCafferty, code enforcement director. As of January, however, McCafferty’s team of five officers

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Household hazardous waste collection slated at Westmoreland Cleanways

Trib Live – Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling will host a household hazardous waste collection June 29 at its Unity recycling center. ECS&R, a hazardous waste contractor from Crawford County, is conducting the event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 113 Innovative Lane, just off Route 30. 

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June 7 Last Day For Entries To Great American Cleanup Of PA Video Contest; Voting Begins On Facebook June 17

PA Environment Digest Blog – June 7 is the last day for groups registered for the PA Great American Cleanup of PA to submit entries to the Video Contest. “This is a great opportunity to showcase your local programs and partnerships while showing just how much fun

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Kids help out as environmental group cleans trash out of the Allegheny River

Trib Live – Elliott Covolo, 8, spotted the first piece of litter that was collected out of the Allegheny River in Tarentum during a cleanup event Sunday. He grabbed a net and waited until the boat idled next to the object.  “I don’t know what it is,”

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