Monthly archive for December 2017

‘Round the Square for Dec. 29, 2017

Bradford Era – YEAR’S END: With this year coming to an end, agencies and organizations are taking stock of what happened in 2017. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful recently announced the results of its 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA that ran from March 1 through May 31. “The

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Cigarette butts, food wrappers, plastic bottles top list of litter found along Pa. waterways

Trib Live – Nearly 14,000 volunteers collected more than 860,000 pounds of litter and trash along waterways in Pennsylvania during the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup, according to the nonprofit Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful . The top five types of trash collected in the state, with quantities, were: •

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 860,000 Pounds of Trash and Ties Removed During the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup of PA

(December 21, 2017) – During the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup, held from September through October, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful worked with local groups and organizations to mobilize nearly 14,000 volunteers from 35 counties across Pennsylvania. Organized groups, civic organizations, family and friend canvassed their communities to remove 861,655

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Nearly 14,000 Volunteers Removed Over 860,000 Pounds Of Trash During 2017 International Coastal Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest Blog -Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Thursday reported nearly 14,000 volunteers from 35 counties removed 861,655 pounds of trash and tires from waterways and coastal regions during the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup of PA preventing litter and debris from making its way downstream. The top five

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Keep PA Beautiful: Nearly 133,000 Volunteers Participated In 2017 Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday announced 132,695 volunteers participated in 7,280 events focused on community greening, beautification and cleanups across the state as part of the 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA. Organized groups, civic organizations, families and friends took to Pennsylvania parks, trails,

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful: 132,695 Volunteers Organize 7,280 Events as Part of 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA

(December 13, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has announced the results of the 2017 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA that runs annually from March 1 through May 31. During this event, the organization garnered $13 million in in-kind donations and support – money saved

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Keep PA Beautiful: Nearly 133,000 Volunteers Participated In 2017 Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest Blog -Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday announced 132,695 volunteers participated in 7,280 events focused on community greening, beautification and cleanups across the state as part of the 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA. Organized groups, civic organizations, families and friends took to Pennsylvania parks, trails,

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Keep PA Beautiful Encourages Communities To Join Adoption Programs To Keep Them Litter Free

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites communities, local residents, organizations, civic groups, and businesses to participate in KPB’s Adoption Program to keep municipal roads, communities, parks, neighborhood blocks, greenways, waterways and trails litter free. There is no fee to participate and groups must agree to

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Road adoption volunteers recognized, lauded

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

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