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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Keep PA Beautiful Reports 50% Reduction In Cigarette Litter At Erie Port Facilities

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday announced there was a 50 percent reduction in cigarette litter at the facilities of the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority in Erie County as a result of implementing a Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful partnered with Keep America

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Keep PA Beautiful Invited To Train Judges On Impacts Of Illegal Dumping

PA Environment Digest –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful was invited to participate in the 2015-2016 Minor Judiciary Education Board’s continuing education program where they will be training the state’s judicial officers of the minor judiciary about the social, environmental and economic impacts of illegal dumping.  From September through May,

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Keep PA Beautiful: Join Adoption Programs To Keep Communities Trash Free

PA Environment Digest –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites local residents, organizations, civic groups, and businesses to commit to keep communities litter free by joining adoption programs. The adoption program is an option for most types of local areas, such as municipal roads, communities, parks, neighborhood blocks, greenways, waterways

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Keep PA Beautiful Affiliates In 4 Counties Collect Nearly 4,000 Tires

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful would like to congratulate its local affiliates in Huntingdon, Juniata, Mifflin and Perry counties on a successful 10th Annual Tire War which resulted in collecting nearly 4,000 tires earlier this month. The participating affiliates included Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful, Keep

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Record Breaking Unwanted Medication Collection In McKean County

PA Environment Digest – Sixty-eight McKean County Residents delivered medications to the Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Unwanted Medication Collection Program on September 12 at the Penn State Extension Office in Smethport. Over 11 garbage bags were collected and sent to an approved medical waste incinerator for proper

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Keep PA Beautiful: Still Time To Participate In The International Coastal Cleanup

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful would like to remind Pennsylvania residents to that there is still time to be a part of the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup. The Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup is held from September 1 through October 31 and is the largest

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