Barb Smerkar

August 26, 2021

The Giant Co. Takes Big Steps to Reduce Collective Carbon Footprints

Progressive Grocer – The Giant Co., which teamed up with the nonprofit Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful organization this past Earth Day on a “Healing the Planet” grant program, […]
August 25, 2021

Wolf Administration Continues Combatting Litter, Urges Public to Stop Costly and Unsightly Practice

Governor Tom Wolf – Continuing the commonwealth’s battle against litter as the summer travel season winds down, Governor Tom Wolf today highlighted agency efforts to clean […]
August 25, 2021

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Planning Special Collections of Hard to Dispose Items for Residents

(August 25, 2021) Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s local affiliates Keep Cambria County Beautiful, Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful, Keep Juniata County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of Mifflin County and […]
August 24, 2021

Middle Smithfield Township To Rehabilitate Park With Grant

BRC 13 – A project to rehabilitate and beautify a park in Middle Smithfield Township is set to begin thanks to a 25 thousand dollar grant. […]
August 20, 2021

City of Lancaster receives $15,000 grant to help expand its community composting program

Fox 43 – LANCASTER, Pa. — The City of Lancaster announced Thursday that it is the recipient of a $15,000 Healing the Planet grant from The […]
August 20, 2021

Hometown Heroes: York County Community Gardens and Green Spaces

ABC 27 News – Thursday’s hometown heroes have extra means to promote the environment. The group Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced that three York County Groups will […]
August 19, 2021

Blair, Centre County awarded grants from GIANT company

WTAJ News – The GIANT Company and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced the recipients of its Healing the Planet grant program, including Blair and Centre counties. More […]
August 19, 2021

The GIANT Company and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Award More Than 40 Community Improvement Grants

………. The GIANT Company and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Award More Than 40 Community Improvement Grants Projects funded aim to build environmental stewardship by connecting families with […]
August 13, 2021

The Tireless Project and Evan Clark are making us proud to be from Pittsburgh

11 News – PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh’s three rivers are iconic, ever changing, and essential to us thriving and surviving in what we call home. A local […]
August 12, 2021

DEP Blog: Illegal Dumping Carries More Than A Price Tag, It Can Spread Disease, Water Contamination

PA Environment Digest Blog – Illegal dumping creates ideal breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Once they inhabit these dumping sites and reproduce, the spread of West Nile […]
August 4, 2021

Keep PA Beautiful: Issues Call For Volunteers To Participate In Fall Pick Up Pennsylvania Program To Keep Our Waterways Clean

PA Environment Digest Blog – To prevent litter from ending up in our waterways, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful urges Pennsylvania residents to participate in Pick Up Pennsylvania, […]
August 4, 2021

Trash Travels – Join Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful for the 2021 Pick Up Pennsylvania Program to Keep Our Waterways Clean

(August 4, 2021) To prevent litter from ending up in our waterways, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful urges Pennsylvania residents to participate in Pick Up Pennsylvania, in support […]