Monthly archive for February 2019

Keep PA Beautiful Invites Communities, Groups To Adopt Local Roads, Waterways, Other Areas To Keep Them Litter Free

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is inviting communities and groups to adopt local roads, waterways, parks and other areas to help keep them litter free as part of the KPB Adoption Program.  PennDOT’s Adopt-a-Highway Program is also available to adopt state maintained roads.  Although we have not seen many signs

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Bill Signing Ceremony Held for Scavello’s Anti-Littering Bill

senatorscavello.com – Senator Mario Scavello (R-40) joined anti-littering advocates and Gov. Tom Wolf recently for a ceremonial signing into law of his bill to reduce littering.  Senate Bill 431, now Act 62 of 2018, requires that for a first offense of scattering rubbish, a person is required to pick up

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1Thing: Litterbugs Pick Up and Pay Up in PA

KYW News Radio – Litter is an eyesore and a health hazard, and so commonplace it’s easy to forget that it’s against the law – a tougher law this year.  Dropping debris along or near Pennsylvania roadways carries a stiffer penalty in 2019. There are still fines for getting caught

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Volunteers preparing to head out to cleanup Greene County

Observer Reporter – Like the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Sometimes, though, the verdant beauty of Spring is marred by thoughtless people who casually toss trash out their car windows and onto the roadways.Thankfully, there’s a group of others who take action to remove the

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Keep PA Beautiful Invites Communities, Groups To Adopt Local Roads, Waterways, Other Areas To Keep Them Litter Free

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is inviting communities and groups to adopt local roads, waterways, parks and other areas to help keep them litter free as part of the KPB Adoption Program. PennDOT’s Adopt-a-Highway Program is also available to adopt state maintained roads. Although we

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Provides Program to Keep Local Roads and Areas Litter Free

(February 21, 2019) – Although we have not seen many signs of spring, you probably have caught glimpses of the trash lining our roads, neighborhoods and waterways. It’s never too early to start planning a sprig cleanup of the places you care about. The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

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Keep PA Beautiful Invites Communities, Groups To Adopt Local Roads, Waterways, Other Areas To Keep Them Litter Free

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is inviting communities and groups to adopt local roads, waterways, parks and other areas to help keep them litter free as part of the KPB Adoption Program.  PennDOT’s Adopt-a-Highway Program is also available to adopt state maintained roads.  Although we

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Westmoreland firefighters to distribute 9-volt batteries to communities

Trib Live – About 50 Westmoreland County fire departments will give out 9-volt batteries to households as part of a grant from Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling. The organization got 18,480 batteries through a 2018 Duracell/Keep America Beautiful grant. The departments will each get a case of batteries to

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Community Groups Large & Small Can Participate In The Keep PA Beautiful 15th Annual Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest – Cleaning up your neighborhood is one of the best investments you can make and the 15th Annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA can help get you started. Whether you have vacant lots plagued with debris, natural areas that are illegally dumped on or

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Allegheny CleanWays Tackles Illegal Dumping While Making Community Connections

90.5 WESA – Even on a wet February day, the gray skies and constant rain does not stop Allegheny CleanWays from doing what it does best. Volunteers are removing piles of trash from empty lots, alleyways and residences in Homewood. Since its founding in 2000, the group’s focus has been

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