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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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Pick up roadside litter

The Citizens’ Voice -Editor: Roadside litter and illegal dumpsites in Northeast Pennsylvania do more than spoil the scenery. Those old rubber tires, electronic castoffs and other trash can potentially harbor disease-bearing insects and rodents, as well as slowly leach harmful materials into our soil and streams. The

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Keep PA Beautiful Earns National Recognition From Keep America Beautiful With President’s Circle Award

PA Environment Digest – On March 28, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced it had earned national recognition from Keep America Beautiful and received the Diamond State Affiliate President’s Circle Award. The Award was presented at KAB’s recent National Conference in Baltimore. In qualifying for the President’s Circle Award, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has

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Quemahoning Reservoir cleanup will be held Saturday

Tribune Democrat – The annual cleanup day at Quemahoning Reservoir, a Great American Cleanup of Pa. event, will be held Saturday. The cleanup is sponsored by the Jerome Sportsmen’s Association. Individuals or groups interested in helping pick up trash should meet at the Que boat dock by

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Volunteers needed for watershed clean-up

The Tribune Democrat -The Mountain Laurel Chapter of Trout Unlimited and Paint Creek Regional Watershed Association will host its 10th annual litter clean-up Saturday at the Little Paint Creek Watershed. As part of a Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful project, volunteers will remove litter from along Berwick Road, a

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