Barb Smerkar

November 17, 2021

Keeping PA Beautiful Accepting Art, Essay, Video Entries For Litter Hawk Youth Awards Program

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is now accepting art, essay and video entries in a Litter Hawk Youth Award Program, a recognition program […]
November 17, 2021

Litter Hawk Youth Award Program Combines Fun, Prizes and Litter Awareness for Grades K through 6

(November 17, 2021) Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is announcing the Litter Hawk Youth Award Program, a recognition program for students in Kindergarten through 6th Grade, who complete […]
November 10, 2021

Volunteers needed to help ‘Pick Up Pennsylvania’ litter

WTAJ Altoona – HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — Officials are encouraging people to volunteer for a statewide campaign of fall litter cleanups that will benefit local streams, […]
November 9, 2021

Beehives bring opportunity for environmental education at Westmoreland Cleanways site

Trib Extra – A handful of workers at Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling keep busy sorting and stacking unwanted items patrons bring in for reprocessing elsewhere into […]
November 5, 2021

Nurturing by nature: Myers Elementary teacher leads first graders in litter cleanup effort

Altoona Mirror -BELLWOOD — A group of first graders, donning gloves and “trash grabbers,” spent a recent Friday afternoon in a wooded area near their school helping […]
November 4, 2021

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful celebrates America Recycles Day

The Shippensburg News Chronical – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful wants to remind Pennsylvanians that the easiest way to lessen our environmental impact is to use what we […]
November 3, 2021

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful celebrates America Recycles Day by reminding Pennsylvania to first, Reduce, Reuse and then Recycle!

(November 3, 2021) Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful wants to remind Pennsylvanians that the easiest way to lessen our environmental impact is to use what we already have […]
October 31, 2021

Former plastics industry executive relishes new gig heading Westmoreland Cleanways

Trib Live -Mike Skapura has gone from making items to recycling them. On Sept. 2, he took on the role of executive director of nonprofit Westmoreland […]
October 19, 2021

Schools, teachers invited to participate in Keep Pa. Beautiful campaign

WTAJ CentralPA.com – BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Pennsylvania officials invite teachers to keep their school grounds litter-free through the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Litter Free School […]
October 19, 2021

Pennsylvania Teachers Invited to Participate in Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Litter Free School Zone Program

(October 19, 2021) Schools in Pennsylvania can keep their school grounds litter free with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Litter Free School Zone Program. The program encourages hands-on […]
October 14, 2021

Keep PA Beautiful: Over 60,000 Volunteers Participated In Spring Pick Up PA Cleanup Program

PA Environment Digest Blog – On October 14, Keep PA Beautiful announced the Spring Pick Up PA Cleanup Program involved  60,505 volunteers who picked up 2.2 […]
October 13, 2021

Fall Pick Up Pennsylvania Cleanup Program in Progress

(October 13, 20210  Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Pick Up Pennsylvania program is in full swing, now through November 30. The cleanup program is held in support of […]