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March 19, 2022

Commonwealth Encourages Everyone to Join Litter Cleanup Events and ‘Pick Up Pennsylvania’

MyChesCo – The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDOT) this week joined a community litter cleanup as part of the spring Pick Up […]
March 15, 2022

Snag & Bag: Make your city sparkle at annual Great Harrisburg Litter Cleanup

The Burg News – Grab your work gloves, as the Great Harrisburg Litter Cleanup returns next month for an annual day of city beautification. The volunteer […]
March 5, 2022

More Than 2 Million Pounds of Electronics Collected By ‘Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’ in 2021

ExploreClarion.com – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, its affiliates and partnering organizations collected a combined total of 2,201,881 pounds of electronics, 29,990 tires and 100,524 pounds of household […]
February 21, 2022

Trooper Minute: Littering on Pennsylvania’s roads

ABC 27 News (WHTM) — Punxsutawney Phil recently predicted six more weeks of winter, but, in some areas across the state, the snow is already melting […]
February 1, 2022

Inspire volunteers, community clean-ups through 2022 Pick Up Pennsylvania

NorthcentralPa.com – On January 27, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced registration is now open for the 2022 Pick Up Pennsylvania, a community improvement initiative to be held from March 1 […]
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 […]