News Articles

January 10, 2022

Friends of Black Moshannon State Park receives $5,000 Healing the Planet grant

The Progress News – To help build environmental stewardship by connecting families with community green spaces, the Friends of Black Moshannon State Park announced it is […]
January 5, 2022

Pennsylvania DEP awards $575K for Delaware River projects including Chester trail, floating Schuylkill lab

The Philadelphia Inquirer -The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced $574,974 in funding Wednesday for 12 projects aimed at protecting parts of the Delaware River coastal […]
December 10, 2021

Editorial: Litter action plan badly needed in Pennsylvania

Reading Eagle -Each year when spring rolls around, countless volunteers and organizations get to work on major cleanups all over Pennsylvania. It’s an honorable tradition and […]
November 29, 2021

‘We have a litter problem’: Gov. Wolf unveils statewide litter action plan

Trib Live – Pennsylvanians pride themselves on the beauty the state offers, by way of millions of acres of forest, rolling hills and, this time of […]
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 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 […]
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 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 […]