Westmoreland County, Keep PA Beautiful Partner On 2 Community Greening Projects

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and the Westmoreland County Land Bank, recently presented Sewickley Township and The Geyer Performing Arts Center in Scottdale with seed grants to fight blight in their communities. In Sewickley Township, funds will support a Main Street Green Space Project after

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Keep PA Beautiful Accepting Applications For Community Improvement Mini-Grants

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is now accepting applications for its 25 in 25 Community Improvement Mini-Grants to support projects to prevent and cleanup litter and illegal dumping and to keep areas clean Applications are due August 15 by 5:00 p.m. Twenty-five grants of up

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Keep PA Beautiful Announces Winners Of Great American Cleanup Of PA Video Contest

PA Environment Digest – The winner of the Keep PA Beautiful 2016 Great American Cleanup Of PA Video Contest is the Lake Frederick Homeowners Association from Millerstown, Perry County. The contest was sponsored by the PA Waste Industry Association and the Department of Environmental Protection.  The winner

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Recycling, Litter & Waste Organizations Disapprove Of Electronics Recycling Legislation

PA Environment Digest – In an unprecedented alliance of solidarity, 5 Pennsylvania recycling, litter, and waste management organizations representing key stakeholder factions affected by the state’s electronics waste recycling law– the Covered Device Recycling Act— have united in expressing serious concerns about House Bill 1900 (Ross-R-Chester) and

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KAB, UPS Award $10,000 In Community Tree & Recovery Tree Grants In PA

PA Environment Digest – Keep America Beautiful and UPS Foundation awarded local Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates, Keep Blair Beautiful and Keep Northeastern PA Beautiful, each with a $5,000 Community Tree Planting Grant. Keep Blair Beautiful will partner with the Hollidaysburg Area High School, Blair County Conservation District

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5 key Pennsylvania waste organizations oppose state e-waste legislation

Waste Dive – Dive Brief: A group of Pennsylvania waste organizations have come together in opposition to the state's 2010 Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA) and a proposed amendment, House Bill 1900, saying it will still be too difficult for residents to recycle their old electronics. The organizations — the Electronics

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KPB Thanks 1,000s Of Volunteers Participating In 2016 Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday thanked the thousands of volunteers from all 67 counties in Pennsylvania participating in the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA. From March 1 through May 31, individuals, families, civic groups, schools, organizations and businesses came together for a common

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Fresh Paint Days applications available

Observer Reporter – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is accepting applications for 2016 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania. Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania is designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, enabling them to renew a community structure in need. Winners of the eight Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania

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Voting Begins June 13 For Your Favorite Great American Cleanup Of PA Video

PA Environment Digest – Your help is needed to choose the winners of the 4nd Annual Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest.  From June 13 to June 23 “Like” your favorites on the  Keep PA Beautiful’s Facebook page. “The Great American Cleanup of PA is more

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Keep PA Beautiful Urges Adoption Of Local Roads, Parks, Other Areas To Fight Litter

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites local residents, organizations, civic groups, and businesses to join programs to adopt local areas, such as municipal roads, communities, parks, neighborhood blocks, greenways, waterways and trails to keep them litter free. According to Keep America Beautiful’s 2009 National Visible

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