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Brush strokes: bathhouse to get spruced up

New Castle News – Steps continue to restore Cascade Park swimming pool. As part of that renovation project, a fresh coat of paint will be applied to the bathhouse Sept. 8 as part of the United Way of Lawrence County Day of Caring program. The paint project

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Keep PA Beautiful Affiliates In 3 Counties Collect 5,571 Tires With DEP Support

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s local affiliates Keep Cambria County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of McKean County and Keep Washington County Beautiful held tire collections this spring, sponsored in part by the Department of Environmental Protection’s HHW/Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection Program. The affiliates collected a

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Keep PA Beautiful: Registration Now Open For National K-12 Recycle Bowl Competition

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Tuesday announced registration is now open for Keep America Beautiful’s K-12 Recycle Bowl Competition designed to invigorate student participation in recycling. KPB encourages educators in Pennsylvania to get their students involved in this national competition.  Last year 12 schools were

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Keep PA Beautiful Invites Pennsylvanians To Participate In International Coastal Cleanup

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites Pennsylvania residents and groups to sign up now to coordinate a cleanup as part of the 2016 International Coastal Cleanup being held from September 1 through October 31. “In 2015, nearly 14,000 volunteers from 44 counties canvassed their communities

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Keep PA Beautiful announces video contest winners

shipNC.com –The winner of the Keep Pennsylvania 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 received a $200

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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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