PA Environment Digest – On January 17, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced registration for the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA is now open. Cleanups for this annual event begin on March 1st and ends on May 31st. During this period, registered events can get free trash bags, gloves, and safety vests donated by PennDOT, the Department of Environmental Protection, and Keep America Beautiful, as supplies last.Events can include litter cleanups, illegal dump cleanups, beautification projects, special collections, and education events and must be registered through the Great American Cleanup of PA website to receive free cleanup supplies. As part of this event, the Department of Environmental Protection and Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association are sponsoring Let’s Pick It Up PA – Everyday from April 13 through May 6. During this time, trash collected at registered events can be taken to participating landfills free or for a reduced cost with prior approval.