Press Releases

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Welcomes Staff to Coordinate Illegal Dump Free PA Initiative

(February 23, 2016) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is pleased to announce the new hire of Aaron Semasko who joined the team to help facilitate their Illegal Dump Free PA initiative across the state.  Semasko will work with local governments, communities, and enforcement agencies to identify and hold

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and Local Affiliates Earn Keep America Beautiful President’s Circle Award Recognition

(February 23, 2016) – Keep America Beautiful presented their state affiliate, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and local affiliates Keep Blair Beautiful, Keep Harrisburg/Dauphin Beautiful, Keep Lancaster County Beautiful, Keep Northeastern PA Beautiful (covering Bradford, Susquehanna, Wyoming, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike and Monroe counties), Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, Keep Pittsburgh Beautiful/Allegheny

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Engages Volunteers to Remove Over 5 Million Pounds of Trash in 2016

(February 15, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its local affiliates and partners held community improvement events in 2016 resulting in over 5 million pounds of trash, 1.6 million pounds of electronics waste and over 42,000 tires being recycled or properly disposed. The events engaged over 171,000

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Applications Open for the Dr Pepper/Keep America Beautiful Recycling Bin Grants

(February 8, 2017) – Applications for the 2017 Dr Pepper Snapple/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Bin Grants are being accepted through February 24.  The grant program is open to all government agencies that own or manage local, regional or state parks. Nonprofit organizations and KAB affiliates are

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Registration Open for the 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA

(February 2, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced that registration for the 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA is open. This annual event is held in conjunction with Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup and led by a coalition of non-profit, state agency and business partners such

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Attend National Conference

(January 26, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and their affiliates; Keep Erie County Beautiful, Keep Lancaster County Beautiful, Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling, Keep York Beautiful and Chester Environmental Partnership currently in process of forming a local affiliate, attended the Keep America Beautiful National Conference

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Recognizes Local Adoption Volunteers and Encourages Statewide Participation

(January 19, 2017) – 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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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Encourages Participation in RecycleMania

(January 12, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging colleges and universities in Pennsylvania to participate in the RecycleMania competition. Sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, RecycleMania is a friendly competition and benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities to their campus

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 860,000 Pounds of Trash Removed During 2016 International Coastal Cleanup of PA

January 4, 2017 – From September through October, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful worked with local groups and organizations to mobilize nearly 14,000 volunteers from 39 counties across Pennsylvania to canvass their communities and remove over 860,000 pounds of trash from Pennsylvania’s waterways and coastal regions during the 2016

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Hiring Coordinator for their Illegal Dump Free PA Program

(December 1, 2016) – Do YOU want to make an impact and help keep Pennsylvania beautiful? Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is hiring a full time (with benefits) Program Coordinator for their Illegal Dump Free PA Program. The Coordinator supports local enforcement efforts through the loan of surveillance equipment

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