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Volunteers sought for ‘Pick Up Pennsylvania’

Pocono Record -The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful are seeking volunteers for “Pick Up Pennsylvania,” a campaign of litter cleanup events from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30. “The Covid-19 pandemic brought twin challenges to our litter cleanup efforts this

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DEP, PennDOT seeking volunteers for litter campaign

The Standard Journal –  HARRISBURG — 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, to be held Sept. 1 through Nov. 30. Read Entire Article

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READING TRASH HAULERS BRING PROTEST TO CITY HALL

Berks Weekly – Supporters of private trash haulers gathered in front of City Hall Tuesday afternoon protesting the plan to enforce city wide municipal trash collection. The protest began with a parade of trash trucks in front of city hall. Organizer John Zatratz says he planned the

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Pennsylvania litter cleanups resume during pandemic reopening phase; volunteers needed

Trib Live – Greensburg-based nonprofit Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is partnering with PennDOT and the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to recruit volunteers for a statewide litter pickup campaign this fall. The Pick Up Pennsylvania effort is particularly needed since a similar campaign planned last spring suffered a double-whammy

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1Thing: Volunteers Needed For “Pick Up Pennsylvania” Litter Campaign

Radio.com – HARRISBURG (Newsradio 1020 KDKA)  –  PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) are looking for volunteers for “Pick Up Pennsylvania,” a little cleanup campaign. Volunteers can apply as small groups, individuals, and those involved in PennDOT Adopt-A-Highway program are also encouraged to apply.

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DEP And PennDOT Seek Volunteers For ‘Pick Up Pennsylvania’ Litter Campaign

PA Environment Digest Blog – On August 25, the departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation announced they are seeking volunteers for “Pick Up Pennsylvania,” a campaign of small-group or solo litter cleanup events, September 1 – November 30.  Volunteer groups who clean up roadways through the PennDOT

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Westmoreland Cleanways rejoins area sites offering electronics recycling

Trib Live –Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling will resume collection of electronics for recycling on Monday at its site near Pleasant Unity, in Unity Township. Electronics such as televisions, computer-related items and printers may be dropped off during the center’s regular operating hours: noon to 5 p.m. Mondays,

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City of Reading Determined to Catch, Prosecute Those Engaged in Illegal Dumping

bctv.org – Reading, PA – On August 15, 2020, at approximately 10:13 am, a sergeant assigned to the Reading Police Department Patrol Division was conducting a patrol in the area of the Buttonwood Street Bridge, responding to reports of illegal trash dumping. The sergeant located a Ford

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Store, dispose of old tires to eliminate West Nile threat

The Bradford Era – Many bulky waste pick-ups, one-day special collections and recycling drop off facilities were cancelled or closed this spring due to COVID-19. As a result, tires that would have been brought in by local residents for recycling, instead have been laying around, potentially collecting

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KPB: Waste Tire Collections To Help Prevent West Nile Virus In Cambria, Mifflin, Perry, Venango Counties Planned

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful local affiliates Keep Cambria County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of Mifflin County, Keep Perry County Beautiful and PA CleanWays of Venango County are planning tire collections for late summer, early fall to help eliminate breeding areas for mosquitoes that could carry

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