‘Schuylkill Scrub’ Aims To Clean Up Norristown

Norristown Patch – The Schuylkill Scrub is a watershed-wide clean-up initiative that ?takes place from March 1st through May 31st every spring. ? The Norristown event took place this past Saturday at Elmwood Park Zoo, and several volunteers participated. The Schuylkill Action Network coordinates the initiative, but

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Our Opinion: Electronics recycling law in Pennsylvania requires retuning

Times Leader – Would it be a good idea to … … salvage the state’s flawed electronics recycling law before it results in the illegal dumping of TVs and computers? Luzerne County, among many places in Pennsylvania, probably won’t offer its popular e-waste recycling program this year.

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Illegal dumpsites mar the landscape, cause health risk

Tribune Democrat – Vandals and litterbugs are causing problems at the recently opened Honan Avenue Trail in Johns-town. Laurel Highlands Historical Village led an effort last year to get the new trail ready for foot traffic.It had been closed since 2003. The 31/2-mile walkway linking Minersville with the

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Time to pick it up

Pike County Courier – Volunteers for this year’s Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania are pulling on their work gloves. The roadside litter cleanup campaign is sponsored each year by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Twelve cleanup days are

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W-B to participate in Great American Cleanup – WILKES-BARRE — The city on Monday announced it will participate in the Great American Cleanup of PA, which is set to kick off next month. The start date for the two-week long cleanup movement is scheduled for April 16. The effort will continue until April

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Volunteers Needed For Great Harrisburg Litter Cleanup April 16

PA Environment Digest – Clean and Green Harrisburg and Keep Harrisburg/Dauphin County Beautiful are holding the 4th Annual Great Harrisburg Litter Cleanup on April 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This annual cleanup is a day for community members to join forces and remove trash and

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Annual French Creek Cleanup Day April 23 In Montgomery County

PA Environment Digest – Join Green Valleys Watershed Association and community volunteers as we remove litter from the French Creek in Phoenixville on April 23 from 8:30 a.m. to noon!  Help to protect the French Creek and beautify an important community resource! This event is part of

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PEC, Conservation District Hold Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup April 9 In Potter County

PA Environment Digest – The PA Environmental Council and the Potter County Conservation District have organized a community illegal dumpsite cleanup April 9 in Galeton, West Branch Township in Potter County from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This event will focus on cleaning up illegally dumped trash,

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Volunteers Needed For Little Paint Creek Cleanup March 26 In Cambria County

PA Environment Digest –The Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association and the Kiski-Conemaugh Stream Team are inviting volunteers to help with the Little Paint Creek Cleanup on March 26 in Cambria County. Volunteers are asked to meet at the pull off along Route 160 between Windber and Elton,

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Electronics Recycling law creating imbalance in Pennsylvania

Herald Mail Media – If he had to make a guess, Jeff Geesaman would estimate there are about 8,000 pounds of old TVs and computer monitors currently being stored in a Washington Township (Pa.) Recycling Center warehouse because there is simply no other place for them to

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