Community digest

Citizens Voice – The Harveys Lake Environmental Advisory Council is organizing its annual community-wide spring cleanup. Participants will meet at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 24, (the Sunday after Earth Day). Organizers welcome volunteers to join in this local effort to pick up litter around the lake. Volunteers

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Great American Cleanup for Curwensville seeks volunteers

The Progress News -CURWENSVILLE — Volunteers are needed to take action to clean, restore and renew Curwensville. A community cleanup has been set for Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. to noon to coincide with the Great American Cleanup. Participants are asked to meet at Northwest Savings

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Reminder: Entries For Great American Cleanup Of PA Video Contest Due June 3

PA Environment Digest -Just a reminder, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is accepting entries until June 3 for the Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest open to all registered participants. Keep PA Beautiful is seeking creative, original videos of people making their communities clean and beautiful. To participate,

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Volunteers wanted for forest cleanups

Public Opinion Online – FRANKLIN COUNTY — Trash, tires and televisions are scattered along the roads in Pennsylvania’s parks and forests. State officials face spring cleaning with little more than volunteers. “We have nothing set up for recycling,” said Michelle Blevins. Recreational forester at Michaux State Forest.  “That’s

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CMU students pitch in to clean up S.S.

South Pittsburgh Reporter – The Delta Tau Delta volunteer team of Carnegie Mellon University joined the South Side Slopes Neighborhood Association board members and residents and the South Side Chamber of Commerce On Saturday, April 2, to clean up litter on the slopes sidewalks, streets and public

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Keep PA Beautiful offers video contest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is accepting entries for its annual Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest. The deadline for entries is Friday, June 3. To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a 2-minute video of a Great American Cleanup of PA event showing individuals, groups, children,

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Keep PA Beautiful Receives Grant To Continue Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Thursday announced it has received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program.  Other Pennsylvania organizations received Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) grants including: the Harrisburg Downtown Improvement

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Law Giving New Life to Old TV’s

Penn Live – “Law giving new life to old TVs and computers and keeping them out of the dump: How'd that work out?” See All 13 Slides

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‘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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