Keeping it clean Thanks to those who have cleaned up our county; what’s holding you back?

New Castle News -Bit by bit, piece by piece, Lawrence County is becoming cleaner. That is thanks in no small part to groups that are participating in the Great American Cleanup of PA, which kicked off March 1 and runs through May 31. In recent days, we’ve

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Keep PA Beautiful Recommends Comprehensive Strategy For Reducing Litter, Illegal Dumping

PA Environment Digest -On April 17, Shannon Reiter, President of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, appeared before a joint meeting of the House Tourism and Recreational Development and Transportation Committees for an informational meeting on anti-litter initiatives and their impact on tourism.Some key findings and recommendations outlined in her testimony were– — KPB identified over 6,000 illegal

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Supermarkets ramp up sustainability push

SN Supermarket News – On Earth Day 2019, supermarket retailers highlighted efforts to promote environmentally friendly practices in their operations and communities. Aldi U.S. said Monday that this year it aims to add 100 more stores with hydrofluorocarbon (HFC)-free refrigeration systems. “Aldi is deeply committed to reducing

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Earth Day in Ellwood City

Ellwood City Ledger – Kaden, 8, and Kota Olinger, 6, take a litter quiz with the help of Jerry Zona of Tri-County Cleanways during an Earth Day celebration Saturday at Ewing Park in Ellwood City. [Sally Maxson/For ECL] Read Entire Article

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Volunteers tackle cleanup along Raccoon Creek for Earth Day

The Times – MONACA — In celebration of Earth Day on Monday, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania partnered with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a community-cleaning nonprofit, to organize a Beaver County cleanup and beautification event. The effort was part of the nonprofit’s 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA initiative.

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Columbia Gas Employees Celebrate Earth Day With Cleanup In Beaver County

PA Environment Digest Blog – In celebration of Earth Day, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania partnered with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful to organize a local Beaver County cleanup and beautification event as part of the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA. Columbia Gas employees volunteered their time, skills and

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Franklin County Free Press –GREENCASTLE — Dozens of groups of volunteers either have or will soon be spreading out across Franklin County to clean their communities. The Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce is joint the effort by organizing a 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA Event. “Keep Greencastle

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Paupack Twp. litter crew reports big haul

The News Eagle –  LAKEVILLE – Families and friends from Paupack Township took part in the annual Great American Clean Up Day, Saturday, April 6, collecting 180 bags of trash and seven tires in a matter of three hours. The 45 volunteers searched 26.2 miles for the

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Volunteers clean Paupack roads of trash

The News Eagle – PAUPACK TWP. – Volunteers made the Great American Cleanup in Paupack Township a success once again. At the township’s April meeting, Supervisor Chairman Bruce Chandler commended the 45 volunteers and explained that while they scoured 26.2 miles one way, they actually cleared trash

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Watershed Cleanup Day Set for Saturday – STATE COLLEGE — Individuals, families and groups can celebrate Earth Day Weekend and make an impact in their community by taking part in the 23rd Annual Watershed Cleanup Day, from 8 a.m. to noon. Volunteers will descend on sites throughout Centre County’s watersheds to clean up trash

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