Monthly archive for June 2016

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Announces Winners of the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest

(June 28, 2016) – The winning entry of the annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania video contest, sponsored by the PA Waste Industry Association and the Department of Environmental Protection, was submitted by Lake Frederick Homeowners Association in Millerstown, Perry County. They received a

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Recycling, Litter & Waste Organizations Disapprove Of Electronics Recycling Legislation

PA Environment Digest – In an unprecedented alliance of solidarity, 5 Pennsylvania recycling, litter, and waste management organizations representing key stakeholder factions affected by the state’s electronics waste recycling law– the Covered Device Recycling Act— have united in expressing serious concerns about House Bill 1900 (Ross-R-Chester) and

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KAB, UPS Award $10,000 In Community Tree & Recovery Tree Grants In PA

PA Environment Digest – Keep America Beautiful and UPS Foundation awarded local Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates, Keep Blair Beautiful and Keep Northeastern PA Beautiful, each with a $5,000 Community Tree Planting Grant. Keep Blair Beautiful will partner with the Hollidaysburg Area High School, Blair County Conservation District

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5 key Pennsylvania waste organizations oppose state e-waste legislation

Waste Dive – Dive Brief: A group of Pennsylvania waste organizations have come together in opposition to the state's 2010 Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA) and a proposed amendment, House Bill 1900, saying it will still be too difficult for residents to recycle their old electronics. The organizations — the Electronics

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Keep America Beautiful and UPS Award Community Tree & Recovery Tree Planting Grants to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates

(June 22, 2016) – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and UPS awarded local Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates, Keep Blair Beautiful and Keep Northeastern PA Beautiful, each with a $5,000 Community Tree Planting Grant. Keep Blair Beautiful will partner with the Hollidaysburg Area High School, Blair County

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Recycling, Litter, & Waste Organizations Disapprove of Electronics Recycling Legislation and Proposed Amendment

(Harrisburg, PA) – In an unprecedented alliance of solidarity, five (5) of Pennsylvania’s recycling, litter, and waste management organizations representing key stakeholder factions affected by the Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA), Act 108 of 2010 have united in disapproval of CDRA and its proposed amendment, (HB1900 Ross).

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Thanks 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA Participants

(June 15, 2016) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful thanks the many Pennsylvanians who participated in the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA. From March 1 through May 31, individuals, families, civic groups, schools, organizations and businesses came together for a common cause – a cleaner more beautiful Pennsylvania.  

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KPB Thanks 1,000s Of Volunteers Participating In 2016 Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday thanked the thousands of volunteers from all 67 counties in Pennsylvania participating in the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA. From March 1 through May 31, individuals, families, civic groups, schools, organizations and businesses came together for a common

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Voting Begins June 13 For Your Favorite Great American Cleanup Of PA Video

PA Environment Digest – Your help is needed to choose the winners of the 4nd Annual Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest.  From June 13 to June 23 “Like” your favorites on the  Keep PA Beautiful’s Facebook page. “The Great American Cleanup of PA is more

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Vote for Your Favorite Great American Cleanup of PA Video

(June 8, 2016) – Voting will begin for the 4nd Annual Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest on June 13th! Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful received 11 entries that are representative of the diverse grassroots network that participates in the Great American Cleanup of PA. All videos will

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