Keep Norristown Beautiful Becomes Newest Keep America Beautiful Affiliate In PA

PA Environment Digest – On July 12, Keep Norristown Beautiful in Montgomery County became the 14th Keep America Beautiful affiliate in Pennsylvania. The certification of this new affiliate marked the culmination of a public- private-civic partnership process that began in late 2017. Keep Norristown Beautiful initiated the affiliate process by conducting Keep America Beautiful’s Community Appearance Index(CAI), which is done to gather data annually by surveying a random, statistical sample of roadways. Keep Norristown Beautiful based its CAI on different neighborhoods across the city. The annual results will be used to develop a local plan to change attitudes and behaviors regarding litter, recycling, beautification, and related issues. Brandon Ford, Special Assistant to the Municipal Administrator, serves as Executive Director for the Keep Norristown Beautiful affiliate.

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