Monthly archive for December 2018

Cameras help nab illegal dumpers in Arnold

Trib Live – Surveillance cameras loaned to the city of Arnold from Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful led to charges against two men officials say were illegally dumping trash earlier this year. Mitchell C. Swann, 53, of Arnold and Harold J. Lee, 52, of New Kensington were cited by Arnold

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KPB: Two Men Cited In Crackdown On Illegal Dumping In Arnold, Westmoreland County

PA Environment Digest – On December 14, Keep PA Beautiful announced two individuals were cited for illegal dumping by the City of Arnold in Westmoreland County with the help of its Surveillance Camera Loan Program. Mitchell C Swann (age 53) and Harold J Lee (age 52) were both cited by City

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Trash bag dumper fined in the City of Reading

(December 20, 2018) – Wilfredo Soto Torres (age 56) was cited by City of Reading Police Officer Devin Hasenauer for illegally dumping a large number of black plastic bags on 9/24/18.  Soto Torres was found guilty by Magisterial District Judge Kyley L Scott of depositing waste on

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Illegal Trash Bag Dumper Fined In Reading With Help Of Keep PA Beautiful Camera Loan Program

PA Environment Digest – On December 19, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced Wilfredo Soto Torres (age 56) was cited by City of Reading police officer Devin Hasenauer for illegally dumping a large number of black plastic bags on September 24 with the help of KPB’s  Surveillance Camera Loan Program. Soto Torres was found

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Tri-County CleanWays In Butler, Lawrence, Mercer Counties Celebrates 25 Years Of Keeping PA Beautiful

PA Environment Digest Blog – On December 18, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful congratulated local affiliate, Tri-County CleanWays serving Butler, Lawrence and Mercer counties for 25 years of keeping Pennsylvania Beautiful. The milestone was recently celebrated with many volunteers who have dedicated much of their free time to cleaning up

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Public art made from 25,000 used straws will spotlight plastic waste in Pittsburgh

The Incline – Thousands of used straws collected from Pittsburgh restaurants fill a small office in Homewood ready to be assembled into a giant aquatic-themed sculpture to raise awareness of plastic waste. “The straw is just an easy way to find a starting point to make a difference,” Rebecca Bykoski, program

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Tri-County CleanWays Celebrates 25 Years of Keeping Pennsylvania Beautiful

(December 18, 2018) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful congratulates local affiliate, Tri-County CleanWays for 25 years of keeping Pennsylvania Beautiful. The milestone was recently celebrated with many volunteers who have dedicated much of their free time to cleaning up illegal dumpsites and coordinating and working special collection events,

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Tri-County CleanWays In Butler, Lawrence, Mercer Counties Celebrates 25 Years Of Keeping PA Beautiful

PA Environment Digest – On December 18, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful congratulated local affiliate, Tri-County CleanWays serving Butler, Lawrence and Mercer counties for 25 years of keeping Pennsylvania Beautiful. The milestone was recently celebrated with many volunteers who have dedicated much of their free time to cleaning up illegal dumpsites and coordinating and

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KPB: Two Men Cited In Crackdown On Illegal Dumping In Arnold, Westmoreland County

PA Environment Digest Blog – On December 14, Keep PA Beautiful announced two individuals were cited for illegal dumping by the City of Arnold in Westmoreland County with the help of its Surveillance Camera Loan Program. Mitchell C Swann (age 53) and Harold J Lee (age 52) were

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Two Men Cited on Crackdown of Illegal Dumping in the City of Arnold

(December 14, 2018) – Mitchell C Swann (age 53) and Harold J Lee (age 52) were both cited by City of Arnold code officer Scott Ponteri for illegal dumping.  Swann was found guilty of scattering rubbish for dumping debris from a contractor job into an abandoned lot

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