Monthly archive for January 2019

Local Keep PA Beautiful Affiliates Collect 2.2 Million Pounds Of Electronics, 17,000 Tires, And More During 2018

PA Environment Digest Blog – On January 30, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced local affiliates collected a combined total of over 2.2 million pounds of electronics, 17,293 tires, 950 appliances and 21,434 pounds of household hazardous waste from local residents, emphasizing the continued need for disposal options for hard

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Properly Dispose Over Two Million Pounds of Electronics and 17,000 Tires by Hosting Special Collections in 2018

(January 30, 2019) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s (KPB) affiliate network offers annual special collections to seek to eliminate illegal dumping and littering of tires and other hard to dispose items in local communities across Pennsylvania.  KPB affiliates, which are county and municipal based, collected a combined total

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Keep PA Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers In Blair, Clinton, Huntingdon, Lehigh, Perry, Washington Counties

PA Environment Digest –  On January 22, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced it has given 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Awards to winners in Blair, Clinton, Huntingdon, Lehigh, Perry and Washington counties. The winners, nominated by local Keep PA Beautiful affiliates, are–— Girl Scout Troop 61, Blair County: Girl Scout Troop 61 has coordinated cleanups,

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Around the town

The Express – Cleaning up! Since 2000, Clinton County CleanScapes, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, has organized more than 117 cleanup events in Clinton and Lycoming counties, rallying more than 4,340 volunteers and cleaning up more than 1,208 tons of debris and 12,778 tires from nearby waterways and landscapes. You

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Keep PA Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding Volunteers In Blair, Clinton, Huntingdon, Lehigh, Perry, Washington Counties

PA Environment Digest Blog – On January 22, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced it has given 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Awards to winners in Blair, Clinton, Huntingdon, Lehigh, Perry and Washington counties. Read Entire Article

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding 2018 Volunteers

(January 22, 2019) – Each year, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide nonprofit whose vision is a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania, provides an opportunity to recognize the outstanding efforts of local volunteers for their dedication, commitment and exceptional contributions to keeping Pennsylvania beautiful. Read Entire Press Release

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Registration Now Open For Keep PA Beautiful’s 15th Annual Great American Cleanup Of PA; Video Contest

PA Environment Digest – On January 17, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced registration for the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA is now open. Cleanups for this annual event begin on March 1st and ends on May 31st. During this period, registered events can get free trash bags, gloves, and safety vests donated

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Registration Open for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 15th Annual Great American Cleanup of PA

(January 17, 2019) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has announced that registration for the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA is open. This annual event begins on March 1st and ends on May 31st. During this period, registered events can get free trash bags, gloves, and safety vests

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful accepting registrations for 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA

Trib Live – Registration is now open for the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA, according to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. The three-month initiative, from March 1 to May 31, is a way for clubs, schools, businesses and organizations to clean up local areas. Registered events can get free

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What Straw Forward artists created out of 25,000 used drinking straws, and why they did it

Next Pittsburgh – Once you get past the initial “ick” factor — art made from used drinking straws? — you realize the idea is brilliant. Every year, millions of plastic straws get thrown away, one by one, and far too many end up polluting our environment. Our oceans are

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