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

PA Environment Digest Blog – 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

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141 million pounds of trash collected along Pennsylvania roads, shorelines, trails

PA Penn Live – As it launches the Pennsylvania segment of 2019 Great American Cleanup, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has revealed that last year nearly 130,00 volunteers removed more than 7.2 million pounds of trash from Pennsylvania’s roads, shorelines and trails. Read Entire Article

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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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Keep America Beautiful Recognizes DEP, PennDOT For Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest -The Department of Environmental Protection and Department of Transportation were two of 12 Keep America Beautiful State Agency Partner Award recipients presented recently during Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. They were recognized for supporting the 2018 Great American Cleanup of PA, a

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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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Cleanscapes’ 6th annual Fishing Creek cleanup is Sunday

The Express – MILL HALL — Volunteers are needed to help CleanScapes and Lock Haven University Eagles football team members as they collect litter from land adjacent to one of our area’s most popular opening day trout fishing locations — Fishing Creek in Mill Hall. Teams of

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Notices

Observer Reporter – The Keep PA Beautiful – Great PA Clean Up will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 6, at both Mingo Creek County Park and Cross Creek County Park. Washington County Department of Parks & Recreation will provide trash bags and

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The Key to Clean Communities

Pennsylvania Borough News– The use of electronics such as cell phones, laptops, and tablets has changed how we communicate and access information.  In fact, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, American’s own about 28 electronic products per household, and annual electronics sales in the U.S. are greater

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