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The D&L in Easton gets a spring clean with the help of volunteers

The Morning Call – Earth Day may be more than a week away, but that didn’t stop good Samaritans from rolling up their sleeves, getting their hands dirty and sprucing up parks, playgrounds and trails throughout the Lehigh Valley and the state on Saturday. At Easton’s Hugh

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City to participate in cleanup

The Citizens’ Voice -WILKES-BARRE — The City of Wilkes-Barre will again participate in the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, Mayor Tony George announced Tuesday. The annual clean-up event is scheduled for May 18. Groups can register to participate by downloading the registration form from www.wilkes-barre.city/special-events/city-sponsored-events/pages/great-american-cleanup-pa and emailing

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Mainspring of Ephrata launches cleanup

The Ephrata Review – Mainspring of Ephrata will be organizing a 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA event. Mainspring of Ephrata and volunteers will be organizing the Heatherwood Park Revitalization Initiative. The first step of the project will be the cleanup of the park of litter. Through

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Earth week activities scheduled in Millvale

Trib Live – U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson founded Earth Day on April 22, 1970, to create a national day for focusing on the environment. Later that year, Congress authorized the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Millvale is celebrating its own Earth Week from April 20

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Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading to Host Global Youth Service Day

bctv.org – Reading, PA — Youth Volunteer Corps of Reading will host Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), a Youth Service America international event, on April 14 in City Park. Now in its 31st year, GYSD is the largest and longest-running youth service event in the world, and

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Greencastle-Antrim chamber launches cleanup event

Herald Mail-Media -GREENCASTLE, Pa. — The Greencastle-Antrim (Pa.) Chamber of Commerce will organize a 2019 Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania event.“Keep Greencastle Green” will be Saturday, April 27. Bags, gloves and vests will be provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, and Mountainview Reclamation Landfill will offer

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Westmoreland Cleanways plans seasonal cleanups, collections

Trib Live -Ready to tackle that spring decluttering and cleanup? Westmoreland Cleanways and Recycling is issuing reminders and planning several events to help with recycling and beautification efforts. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful will coordinate the Great American Cleanup of PA through May 31, an effort to clear roadways

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Recycling event targets tires, West Nile virus

Trib Live -Area residents can rid themselves of potentially harmful scrap tires at a reduced price on Saturday. Unity-based Westmoreland Cleanways will knock $1 off its normal fees for recycling worn tires in an effort to get them out of backyard scrap piles, where they can fill with rainwater

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Westmoreland Cleanways & Recycling Highlights Upcoming Collection, Cleanup Events

PA Environment Digest –Westmoreland County Cleanways & Recycling this week highlighted several upcoming collection and cleanup events in the county– — April 13: Discount for bringing waste tires to Recycling Center, 113 Innovative Lane (Building F), Latrobe; — April-May: Schedule of Community Cleaning featuring electronics waste collection; — May 4: Celebrate Earth Day

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Cumberland County Vector Control, Partners To Hold Tire, Electronics Waste Collection May 4

PA Environment Digest – Cumberland County Vector Control, in partnership with PA Cleanways of Cumberland County, Mechanicsburg Borough, and e-End Recycling will hold a tire and electronics waste collection event on May 4 at Soldiers and Sailors Park, 1 Memorial Park Drive, Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. There is no

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