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Keep Chester Beautiful, Delaware County, Becomes Newest Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Monday announced that on May 2, Keep Chester Beautiful in Delaware County became a Keep America Beautiful affiliate as a result of a public-private-civic partnership process that began in 2014. Chester City Councilwoman Portia West worked with Alice Wright from

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Keep PA Beautiful Receives Grant To Reduce Cigarette Litter In State Parks

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Tuesday announced they have received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to reduce cigarette litter in state parks. The grant is part of Keep America Beautiful’s Cigarette

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Brackenridge Improvement Group to host second neighborhood cleanup

Valley News Dispatch -The goal of the Brackenridge Improvement Group is in its name, and the organization plans to do just that by cleaning up the borough Saturday morning.  This is the second year the nonprofit volunteer group, also known as B.I.G., is hosting a neighborhood cleanup

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Keep Chester Beautiful, Delaware County, Becomes Newest Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

PA Environment Digest Blog –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Monday announced that on May 2, Keep Chester Beautiful in Delaware County became a Keep America Beautiful affiliate as a result of a public-private-civic partnership process that began in 2014. Chester City Councilwoman Portia West worked with Alice Wright from

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Keep PA Beautiful: Still Time To Be Part Of Great American Cleanup Of PA

PA Environment Digest – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Thursday reminded community groups and volunteers there is still time to be part of the Great American Cleanup of PA to clean up roadside litter, illegal dumps and to beautify your neighborhood. The deadline to register your event is May

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Parks Get Money for Cigarette Litter Cleanup

WESB News Radio -Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Tuesday announced they have received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to reduce cigarette litter in state parks. The grant is part of Keep America Beautiful’s Cigarette Litter

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Keep PA Beautiful Receives Grant To Continue Efforts To Reduce Cigarette Litter In State Parks

PA Environment Digest Blog – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Tuesday announced they have received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to reduce cigarette litter in state parks. The grant is part of Keep America Beautiful’s

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Keep PA Beautiful Report On Partner, Affiliate Accomplishments In 2016

PA Environment Digest –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Wednesday issued its annual newsletter summarizing the accomplishments of its partners and network of affiliates around the state in 2016.  Highlighted were—- 158,821 Volunteers Picked Up Over 5 Million Pounds Of Trash During Great American Cleanup Of PA;– 13,800 Volunteers Picked

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Keep PA Beautiful, Local Affiliates Recognize Outstanding Volunteers, Groups

PA Environment Digest –Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its local affiliates recently recognized volunteers and groups across the Commonwealth for their dedication, commitment and exceptional contributions to keeping Pennsylvania beautiful. There are two different awards– the Gold Shovel Awards are designed to acknowledge Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates and

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Ship’s truckloads of old TVs represent growing problem

Public Opinion – Shippensburg was gridlocked when it offered free electronics recycling on Ship Shape Day. The response was unexpected – 10 tractor-trailer loads of junk. Vehicles backed up on the Interstate 81 exit ramp at King Street, two miles from the collection warehouse. Mayor Bruce Hockersmith

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