Press Releases

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Hosts Regional Waste and Recycling Roundtable

(November 17, 2017) – This week, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful celebrated America Recycles Day by hosting a regional Waste and Recycling Roundtable in Meadville, Crawford County for recycling coordinators, Keep America Beautiful Affiliates and other professionals. Discussion focused on topics related to universal access to convenient and affordable

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Fresh Paint Days Recipients Complete Community Improvement Projects

(November 9, 2017) – Each year, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful in partnership with The Home Depot and a paint retailer, awards eight community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful.This year, partners in the City of Shamokin

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Asks: How will you Celebrate America Recycles Day?

(November 1, 2017) –America Recycles Day, a Keep America Beautiful initiative, which takes place annually on and around Nov. 15, recognizes the benefits of recycling while providing an educational platform that helps raise awareness about the value of reducing, reusing and recycling – every day – throughout

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Testifies in Support of Senate Bill 800 Waste Electronic Equipment Recovery Act

(October 24, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful today provided testimony to the Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee at a public hearing concerning Senate Bill 800 Waste Electronic Equipment Recovery Act, which seeks to update the Covered Device Recycling Act, urging members to take action to

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Collect Close to 4,500 Tires

(October 20, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful would like to congratulate their local affiliates of Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful, Keep Juniata County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of Mifflin County, and Keep Perry County Beautiful on a successful twelfth  annual Tire War, a friendly competition to compete for the

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Still Time to Join the International Coastal Cleanup

(October 12, 2017) – Sign up to participate in the International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest volunteer effort aimed at improving the health of our oceans. This global initiative aims to prevent trash from entering our waterways and runs through October 31. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful coordinates the

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 79% Reduction of Cigarette Litter at State Parks Participating in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

(October 5, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful reports a 79% reduction of cigarette butts in targeted areas within State Parks participating in the 2017 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. With a grant received from Keep America Beautiful this spring, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has continued their work with the

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Invites Schools to Participate in their Litter Free School Zone Program

(September 21, 2017) Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites schools in Pennsylvania to participate in their Litter Free School Zone Program, a comprehensive program that encourages young people to play an active role in protecting and improving our environment through recycling, litter awareness, and community stewardship. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Remove Trash and Tires from Juniata River During Annual Event

(September 14, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates, Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful and Keep Perry County Beautiful hosted a cleanup initiative along the Juniata River in August. The effort is typically shared among four affiliates; however, Keep Juniata County Beautiful and PA CleanWays of Mifflin County were

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PA CleanWays of Cumberland County, an Affiliate of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, will Hold Tire Collection on October 21st

(September 7, 2017) – PA CleanWays of Cumberland County, in partnership with the Cumberland County Planning Department, will host a tire collection for County residents. The local group is seeking to eliminate illegal dumping and littering of tires in the county by providing a convenient and affordable

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