Press Releases

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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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Collect Over 7,000 Tires with Support from the Department of Environmental Protection

(September 5, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s local affiliates Keep Cambria County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of McKean County and Keep Washington County Beautiful held tire collections this spring, sponsored in part by the Department of Environmental Protection’s HHW/Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection Program. The affiliates collected a

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International Coastal Cleanup Begins September 1

(August 30, 2017) – The International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest volunteer effort aimed at improving the health of our oceans, begins on September 1. This global initiative aims to prevent trash from entering our waterways. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful coordinates the effort in Pennsylvania. Read Entire Press

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Keep PA Beautiful: Sign Up For International Coastal Cleanup Now Thru Oct. 31

PA Environment Digest – The International Coastal Cleanup, a global initiative that aims to prevent trash from entering our waterways, began on September 1, but there is still time to register a cleanup event or volunteer. The International Coastal Cleanup runs now through October 31.  Keep Pennsylvania

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Encourages Pennsylvania Schools to Participate in Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl

(August 22, 2017) – Registration is open for the 2017 Recycle-Bowl. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging educators in Pennsylvania to get their students involved in Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition. Recycle-Bowl is a program designed to invigorate student participation in recycling through a national K-12 recycling competition.

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Four Pittsburgh Men Cited for Illegal Dumping – Evidence Acquired from Loaned Cameras from Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

(August 15, 2017) – Four men from the Pittsburgh area have been cited for illegally dumping trash in Allegheny County.  Brian Sindorf (37) of East McKeesport, and Eric Ruble (47) of Wilmerding were cited for Littering and Scattering Rubbish by Officer Michael Havens, Jr. of Allegheny County

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Eight Pennsylvania Communities Get a Fresh Coat of Paint Thanks to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, Behr, and The Home Depot

(August 9, 2017) –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced today the eight grant recipients of their 2017 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania Program.  Designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, the program enables these groups to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the

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Keep America Beautiful/Lowe’s Community Partners Grant Will Support Community Projects in Philadelphia, Blair and Lancaster Counties

(August 7, 2017) – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and Lowe’s awarded local Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates, Keep Blair Beautiful, Keep Lancaster County Beautiful and Keep Philadelphia Beautiful a total of $40,000 for high impact community improvement projects. Lowe’s is supporting more than 30 other grant-funded

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