News Articles

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, […]
July 30, 2021

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Invites Local Residents to Partner with Municipalities

The Leader Vindication – HARRISBURG – While littering and illegal dumping are often discussed as social or environmental problems, rarely do we think about their economic […]
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 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 […]
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 […]