92,342 Volunteers Organize Over 5,000 Events as Part of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA

(October 8, 2019) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has announced the results of the 2019 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA that runs annually from March 1 through May 31. This year, the event engaged 92,342 invaluable volunteers in 5,356 events across the state that focused on community greening, beautification and cleanups. Organized groups, civic organizations, families and friends took to Pennsylvania parks, trails and streets to reclaim their neighborhoods by picking up over 7 million pounds of trash and recyclables, 19,082 tires and planting 8,580 flowers, bulbs and other plants in an effort to keep Pennsylvania beautiful. As in years past, all 67 counties participated in this annual community improvement event. Click here for a breakdown of stats by county to see how your county performed in 2019.

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