Monthly archive for May 2018

Volunteers spruce up the downtown over weekend

New Castle News – Noticed a difference downtown this week? Over Memorial Day weekend, more than 75 volunteers gathered to help plant flowers, pick up litter, pull weeds, and celebrate their part in a larger revitalization movement of the city. “New Visions has hosted an opportunity for volunteers

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Collaborative effort to address electronic and tire recycling problem

Herald Standard – As the city of Monongahela recently learned, recycling isn’t as simple as asking residents to drop off televisions and tires at a central location. On April 30, hard-to-recycle items were left at designated areas in Monongahela for pickup by the state. However, when officials learned

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Receives Grant from Keep America Beautiful to Continue Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

(May 22, 2018) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB) received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program, the nation’s largest program aimed at reducing cigarette litter. This is the eighth year that KPB received funding

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Keep PA Beautiful, DCNR Partner On Cigarette Litter Prevention Program With Keep America Beautiful Grant

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Tuesday announced it has received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on the KAB Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. This is the eighth year that KPB received funding

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Keep PA Beautiful, DCNR Partner On Cigarette Litter Prevention Program With Keep America Beautiful Grant

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Tuesday announced it has received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on the KAB Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. This is the eighth year that KPB received funding from the

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Reminder: Enter Great American Cleanup Of PA Video Contest By June 8

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is accepting entries for the Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest until June 8 that show how you keep your community clean and beautiful.   “We are excited to provide this opportunity for community groups and individuals to showcase their

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reminds Great American Cleanup of PA Participants to Enter Video Contest

(May 16, 2018) – Show us how you keep your community clean and beautiful! Anyone participating in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA is reminded to submit an entry in the video contest. To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a 60-second video of your Great

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York County preps for free tire disposal program

York Dispatch – In an effort to eliminate illegal dumping, the York County Solid Waste Authority is offering pre-registered county residents a chance to drop off their used tires for free, the authority said in a statement.  Residents can pre-register until Monday, June 11. The authority will provide those

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Hundreds of illegal dump sites found across Allegheny County

11 News WPXI – The tireless work continues to clean up illegal dumping sites across Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. The continued use of these sites, has some local leaders considering a new solution. Target 11’s most recent investigation into illegal dumping took us to a lot in Larimer.

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Looking to organize a block cleanup? Here’s some tips, courtesy of Keep Philadelphia Beautiful

South Philly Review – Keep Philadelphia Beautiful serves on the Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, which was created in December 2016 by Mayor Kenney.  Executive Director of Keep Philadelphia Beautiful Michelle Feldman took to the South of South Neighborhood Association meeting Wednesday night to provide helpful tips for organizing block

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