Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s camera loan program combats illegal dumping

Meadville Tribune – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide organization whose mission is to empower Pennsylvanians to make communities clean and beautiful, launched in 2015, a website that houses community resources to fight illegal dumping. The site includes a Municipalities Toolkit that includes sample letters to legislators

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Keep PA Beautiful announces 2015 cleanup totals – It's an ongoing struggle to keep waterways and surrounding areas in Pennsylvania free of trash and 2015 was no exception. Volunteers from 44 Pennsylvania counties were among those taking part in the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful was the statewide organizer, and they

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KPB: 14,000 Volunteers In PA Collect 1 Million Pounds Of Trash In Coastal Cleanup

PA Environment Digest –Nearly 14,000 volunteers from 44 counties across Pennsylvania canvassed their communities to remove over 1 million pounds of trash and debris from Pennsylvania’s waterways and coastal regions during the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is proud to be the Pennsylvania statewide coordinator

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Tanner named CleanWays volunteer of the year

The Bradford Era – SMETHPORT —Jodi Tanner, assistant chief of McKean County adult probation, has been given the 2015 Volunteer Award from Pennsylvania CleanWays of McKean County. PA CleanWays secretary Jim Clark presented Tanner a certificate and a personalized walking stick at a ceremony at the courthouse

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25 Communities Receiving Keep PA Beautiful’s 25th Anniversary Grants Get Results

PA Environment Digest – The 25 communities in 21 counties receiving Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 25th anniversary grants to address illegal dumping, litter and beautification have achieved real results. The grants, which were awarded in June, provided up to $1,000 for community improvement projects in their three focus

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2 Berks community organizations commended for achievements

Reading Eagle – Berks County, Pa. – Two Berks County organizations are among 25 in the state commended for the results they achieved after being awarded grants from Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful this year.Antietam Valley Community Partnership and West Reading Elm Street received Keep 25th Anniversary grants from

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Keep PA Beautiful Surveillance Cameras Catch Dumpers In Erie County

PA Environment Digest – For years, residents of Wesleyville Borough in Erie County and residents of nearby communities have used the Borough’s recycling center to leave old furniture, mattresses, tires, computers, even paint and hazardous chemicals. In 2013, the Borough researched the purchase of security cameras, but

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Keep PA Beautiful, Westmoreland County Land Bank Partner On Strategic Greening

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank, announced a Strategic Community Greening Partnership Pilot Program with a $2,000 seed grant to the “The Seeds of Change Project” for a community garden in Jeannette. The Seeds of Change project is

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‘Seeds of Change’ to take root in Jeannette – 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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