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‘Seeds of Change’ to take root in Jeannette

TribLive.com – Overgrown brush and a dilapidated two-story building in the heart of Jeannette's downtown will soon become a community garden for budding green thumbs. The two rectangular lots next to each other at Clay Avenue and Seventh Street will be transformed into “The Seeds of Change”

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Westmoreland County Land Bank supports ‘Seeds of Change’ in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Business Daily – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB) has partnered with the Westmoreland County Land Bank and Jeannette, Pennsylvania, residents to provide a seed grant to transform a blighted property into a community garden via “The Seeds of Change Project.” The plan is to use $2,000 to

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Wesleyville cracks down on illegal dumping

YourErie.com – ERIE, Pa. – Wesleyville is cracking down on illegal dumping. More than a dozen people caught illegally dumping at a recycling facility, security camera footage catching it all. It used to be a common sight to see old furniture, mattresses and electronics dumped at the

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Organization notes two nabbed for fouling environment

Observer Reporter – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a nonprofit organization, and the Washington County Court system’s Furlough Into Service program marked their 100th illegal dump cleanup in Washington County this fall. The work completed by this partnership since 2011 has been funded through the state Department of Community

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Keep PA Beautiful, Washington County Court Cleanup 100th Illegal Dump

PA Environment Digest -Through a partnership initiated in 2011, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and the Washington County Court System Furlough Into Service Program celebrated their 100th illegal dump cleanup in Washington County this fall. The work completed by this partnership is funded through the Department of Community and

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Pennsylvania Environmental Council highlights illegal dumping reduction efforts in monthly television program

EP Newswire – This month’s instalment of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s (PEC) “Environmental Focus” television show hosted Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Executive Director Shannon Reiter to discuss illegal dumpsites in the state and ways to reduce their numbers and use. While the state has worked to increase recycling

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RTS for Nov. 16, 2015

The Bradford Era – FRESH PAINT – Do you remember a while back when we talked about the Fresh Paint Days initiative of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful? Turns out, Coudersport Borough was the recipient of one of the awards and was able to revamp a historic building. According

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PEC TV: Illegal Dumpsite Cleanups Discussed In Nov. 15 Environmental Focus On PCN

PA Environment Digest -Despite years of progress in recycling and reducing municipal waste, there are still more than 6,500 illegal dumpsites in Pennsylvania, the topic of November’s “Environmental Focus.”  This month’s edition of the Pennsylvania Environmental Council’s monthly environmental affairs program airs on the Pennsylvania Cable Network

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Keep PA Beautiful: America Recycles Day Nov. 15, Don’t Trash Our Recycling Drop-Offs

PA Environment Digest – How will you celebrate America Recycles Day? America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful initiative, takes place annually on and around November 15 to recognize the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing,

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Keep PA Beautiful: Coudersport One Of Many Projects Supported By Fresh Paint Days

PA Environment Digest – Coudersport Borough and its community partners, the Coudersport Lion’s Club, Coudersport Rotary, Adult Probation services and Northern Potter High School, recently worked together to paint the historic Coudersport & Port Allegheny Railroad Station that now houses borough offices and the police station. The

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