Press Releases

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Suspends PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA

(March 13, 2020) – Litter Pick-Up Program is Suspended through the end of April Amid concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its partners, the Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association, are suspending their annual litter cleanup

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Join Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA

(February 20, 2020) – The results of a recent statewide study on litter, conducted by the Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, found that there are currently an estimated 502 million pieces of litter on Pennsylvania roadways, most of it cigarette butts and

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 488,135 Pounds of Trash and Tires Removed during the Fall 2019 PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA

(February 12, 2020) – During the fall 2019 PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA initiative, supporting the International Coastal Cleanup, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful worked with local groups and organizations to mobilize 12,610 volunteers who coordinated 382 events across Pennsylvania. Organized groups, civic organizations, families and friends canvassed their communities to

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding 2019 Volunteers

(January 21, 2020) – Each year, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide nonprofit whose vision is a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania, provides an opportunity for their affiliates to recognize the outstanding efforts of local volunteers for their dedication, commitment and exceptional contributions to keeping Pennsylvania beautiful. Read Entire

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Recycle Over 2 million Pounds of Electronics and 21,000 Tires by Hosting Special Collections in 2019

(January 9, 2020) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s (KPB) affiliate network offers annual special collections to seek to eliminate illegal dumping and littering of tires and other hard to dispose items in local communities across Pennsylvania. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates, which are county and municipal based, collected a

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Community Improvement Projects Completed with the help of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Fresh Paint Days Program Grants

(December 19, 2019) – This fall, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, in partnership with BEHR and The Home Depot Foundation, awarded eight community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful received applications from a wide variety of community

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