Barb Smerkar

July 29, 2021

Illegal dumping reports show major increase within a year

WeareCentralPA.com -BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) – New reports from Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful show a significant increase in illegal dumping within the past year. In 2020, there were 210 […]
July 28, 2021

Pennsylvania’s state parks cut cigarette butt trash nearly 70%

The Morning Call – Cigarette litter has been cut by 67% in 35 state parks across Pennsylvania through the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program run by Keep […]
July 22, 2021

Keep PA Beautiful Reports 42% Reduction Of Cigarette Litter In Participating State Parks

PA Environment Digest Blog – Armed with a $20,000 Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) grant, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful collaborated with the Department of […]
July 22, 2021

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 42% Reduction of Cigarette Litter in Participating State Parks

~ New grant funding will aid additional parks ~ (July 22, 2021) Armed with a $20,000 Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP) grant, Keep […]
July 22, 2021

Keep Pa. Beautiful distributes recycled content benches to community partners

The Shippensburg News-Chronical – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful organized the distribution of garden benches made from recycled plastic bags to communities within The GIANT Co.’s service area […]
July 7, 2021

Mahoning River cleanup set in Pennsylvania

Mahoning Matters -The Friends of the Mahoning River (FOMR) and Tri County CleanWays (TCC) are teaming up again to remove tires and other trash from the […]
July 6, 2021

Keep PA Beautiful: Senior Girl Scout Troops Wins 2021 Pick Up PA Video Contest

PA Environment Digest Blog -The winning entry of the annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Pick Up Pennsylvania video contest was submitted by Senior Girl Scout Troop 21031 […]
July 6, 2021

Philly Proud: Overbrook woman turns her focus to local park

6abc.com/philly – (WPVI) — For more than 15 years, Nicole Chandler has devoted her extra time to create beautiful spaces in city parks. The projects are […]
July 6, 2021

Senior Girl Scout Troop Wins the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful 2021 Pick Up Pennsylvania Video Contest

(July 6, 2021) The winning entry of the annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Pick Up Pennsylvania video contest was submitted by Senior Girl Scout Troop 21031 of […]
June 24, 2021

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Distributes Recycled Content Benches to Community Partners

(June 24, 2021) Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful organized the distribution of garden benches made from recycled plastic bags to communities within The GIANT Company’s service area through […]
June 20, 2021

Cleanup scheduled for Riverwalk Park

New Castle News – This week’s Wednesday downtown cleanup location will be the Riverwalk Park.  Volunteers should meet at the park next to The Confuence at […]
June 17, 2021

Household hazardous waste will be accepted at special Westmoreland Cleanways collection

Trib Live – Registration is open for a June 26 household hazardous waste collection event at the Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling site, but those planning to […]