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Road crews depend on volunteers to keep Pennsylvania highways clean

WKBN First News 27 – MERCER, Pa. (WKBN) – A huge cleanup effort is underway along Pennsylvania roads and the Department of Transportation needs your help to get it done. Glass bottles, plastic bags, and paper are just a few of the items volunteers pick up on

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Keep PA Beautiful: Benches Made From Plastic Bags Donated By Giant & Martin’s Food Stores In 15 Counties

PA Environment Digest Blog – In recognition of Earth Day, GIANT and MARTIN’s Food Stores donated 25 benches made from recycled plastic bags to schools in 15 counties participating in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Litter Free School Zone Program. Participating schools within the GIANT and MARTIN’S Food Markets

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Keep PA Beautiful: Benches Made From Plastic Bags Donated By Giant & Martin’s Food Stores In 15 Counties

PA Environment Digest – In recognition of Earth Day, GIANT and MARTIN’s Food Stores donated 25 benches made from recycled plastic bags to schools in 15 counties participating in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Litter Free School Zone Program. Read Entire Article

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PennDOT urging motorists to stop littering

WKBN27 -PennDOT wants to remind anyone visiting Pennsylvania that its Great American Cleanup is still underway. The effort began March 1 and runs through May 31. Thousands of volunteers spend this time hitting the highways to pick up trash. Last year, just over 5 million pounds of trash

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Keep PA Beautiful, Westmoreland County Land Bank Partner On Community Greening In Latrobe

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank, will provide $2,000 in seed money to Adelphoi USA for the development of a pocket park on Ligonier Street in Latrobe. The proposed site was a former bakery that has been a

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From butts to benches: Help bring cigarette recycling to Philly

Philadelphia Weekly – If ripping butts were an arena sporting event, Philly would show up wheezing and take home the title belt every year. We have more cigarette smokers than any of the 10 largest U.S. cities, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But

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Keep PA Beautiful, Westmoreland County Land Bank Partner On Community Greening In Latrobe

PA Environment Digest Blog –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank, will provide $2,000 in seed money to Adelphoi USA for the development of a pocket park on Ligonier Street in Latrobe. The proposed site was a former bakery that has been a

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Keep Chester Beautiful, Delaware County, Becomes Newest Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Monday announced that on May 2, Keep Chester Beautiful in Delaware County became a Keep America Beautiful affiliate as a result of a public-private-civic partnership process that began in 2014. Chester City Councilwoman Portia West worked with Alice Wright from

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Keep PA Beautiful Receives Grant To Reduce Cigarette Litter In State Parks

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Tuesday announced they have received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to reduce cigarette litter in state parks. The grant is part of Keep America Beautiful’s Cigarette

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Brackenridge Improvement Group to host second neighborhood cleanup

Valley News Dispatch -The goal of the Brackenridge Improvement Group is in its name, and the organization plans to do just that by cleaning up the borough Saturday morning.  This is the second year the nonprofit volunteer group, also known as B.I.G., is hosting a neighborhood cleanup

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