June 2020

June 30, 2020

Tons of litter, trash awaiting volunteer clean-ups across Pennsylvania

Penn Live Patriot News – Tons of litter and outright garbage have been discarded along the state’s roadways, waterways and trails during the coronavirus shutdown. Photos […]
June 27, 2020

Local leader Ken Rice receives environmental award

New Castle News -One of the creators of the Lower East Side Community Garden will receive the 2020 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Award. “I am surprised to […]
June 25, 2020

Tired of Litter? Join Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Adoption Program for Municipal Roads and Other Areas

Whether intentionally put there or blown from trashcans, dumpsters, shopping carts or cars, it is safe to say that most communities have experienced an increase of […]
June 25, 2020

Westmoreland Cleanways temporarily halts collection of electronics

Latrobe Bulletin – Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center has temporarily halted the collection of electronics — televisions, computer monitors, computers and peripherals and all other electronics and […]
June 25, 2020

Westmoreland Cleanways suspends electronics recycling

Trib Live – Westmoreland Cleanways temporarily is halting drop-off of electronics at its Pleasant Unity recycling center because of a covid-19-related shutdown of a company that […]
June 23, 2020

‘It Would Smell Really Bad’: Volunteers Work To Cleanup Lake Elizabeth In Allegheny Commons

KDKA 2 CBS Pittsburgh – A couple dozen volunteers gathered to do some “summer cleaning” on the city’s North Side Tuesday morning. They worked to clean […]
June 17, 2020

Reading nonprofits team to clean up city streets

Reading Eagle -Volunteers from nonprofits We Agape You Inc. and Reading Beautification joined Wednesday to clear litter on North Fourth Street between Washington and Buttonwood streets.“Today’s […]
June 16, 2020

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Receives 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant from Keep America Beautiful

(June 16, 2020) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB) received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Keep America Beautiful Cigarette […]
June 16, 2020

Keep PA Beautiful Receives Cigarette Litter Prevention Grant From Keep America Beautiful For Work In State Parks

PA Environment Digest Blog – On June 16, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced it has received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with […]
June 13, 2020

Gloves, masks, PPE in trash prove problematic

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel – Even trash looks different during a global pandemic. Where there’s usually bottles, cans and wrappers, there’s now an discarded Latex gloves, […]
June 13, 2020

DEP Citizens Advisory Council To Discuss Keep PA Beautiful Litter Study, Food Waste Recycling June 16

PA Environment Digest Blog -DEP’s Citizens Advisory Council is scheduled to meet on June 16 to hear presentations on Keep PA Beautiful’s Litter Study and on […]
June 10, 2020

‘The face of litter has changed’

The Alpena News -Even trash looks different during a global pandemic. Where one would usually see bottles, cans and wrappers, there’s now an abundance of discarded […]