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July 23, 2020

Keep PA Beautiful, Giant, Other Volunteers Clear Litter From Harrisburg’s Heart Of the Community Garden

PA Environment Digest Blog – On July 14, volunteers pulled weeds, laid mulch, repaired benches, picked up litter and planted flowers at Harrisburg’s Heart of the Community […]
July 13, 2020

Community Briefs: Amateur photographers of all ages invited to enter litter photos to win $500

Daily Times – EDGMONT — In a 2019 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Questionnaire included in the Pennsylvania Litter Research Survey, the majority of respondents agreed or strongly […]
July 11, 2020

Adopt-a-Highway activities to resume across state

Ellwood City Ledger – HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced its Adopt-A-Highway activities are resuming, but volunteers must still wear masks, practice social distancing and […]
July 8, 2020

PennDOT issues guidance as Adopt-A-Highway activities resume

Herald Standard – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced guidance for groups looking to beautify their communities as its Adopt-A-Highway (AAH) activities resume across the […]
July 2, 2020

On This Date 7/4

The Progress – 10 Years Ago July 4, 2010 PA CleanWays — Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, in partnership with the Centre County Solid Waste Authority and Clearfield […]
July 2, 2020

Keep PA Beautiful: This 4th Of July Take Pride– DON’T LITTER!

PA Environment Digest Blog – As residents of Pennsylvania seek recreation in public spaces, including parks and trails, this Independence Day weekend, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful issued an […]
June 30, 2020

Tons of litter, trash awaiting volunteer clean-ups across Pennsylvania

Penn Live Patriot News – Tons of litter and outright garbage have been discarded along the state’s roadways, waterways and trails during the coronavirus shutdown. Photos […]
June 27, 2020

Local leader Ken Rice receives environmental award

New Castle News -One of the creators of the Lower East Side Community Garden will receive the 2020 Western Pennsylvania Environmental Award. “I am surprised to […]
June 25, 2020

Westmoreland Cleanways temporarily halts collection of electronics

Latrobe Bulletin – Westmoreland Cleanways Recycling Center has temporarily halted the collection of electronics — televisions, computer monitors, computers and peripherals and all other electronics and […]
June 25, 2020

Westmoreland Cleanways suspends electronics recycling

Trib Live – Westmoreland Cleanways temporarily is halting drop-off of electronics at its Pleasant Unity recycling center because of a covid-19-related shutdown of a company that […]
June 23, 2020

‘It Would Smell Really Bad’: Volunteers Work To Cleanup Lake Elizabeth In Allegheny Commons

KDKA 2 CBS Pittsburgh – A couple dozen volunteers gathered to do some “summer cleaning” on the city’s North Side Tuesday morning. They worked to clean […]
June 17, 2020

Reading nonprofits team to clean up city streets

Reading Eagle -Volunteers from nonprofits We Agape You Inc. and Reading Beautification joined Wednesday to clear litter on North Fourth Street between Washington and Buttonwood streets.“Today’s […]