Press Releases

Still Time to Join the International Coastal Cleanup

(October 12, 2017) – Sign up to participate in the International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest volunteer effort aimed at improving the health of our oceans. This global initiative aims to prevent trash from entering our waterways and runs through October 31. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful coordinates the

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 79% Reduction of Cigarette Litter at State Parks Participating in the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

(October 5, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful reports a 79% reduction of cigarette butts in targeted areas within State Parks participating in the 2017 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. With a grant received from Keep America Beautiful this spring, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has continued their work with the

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Invites Schools to Participate in their Litter Free School Zone Program

(September 21, 2017) Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites schools in Pennsylvania to participate in their Litter Free School Zone Program, a comprehensive program that encourages young people to play an active role in protecting and improving our environment through recycling, litter awareness, and community stewardship. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Collect Over 7,000 Tires with Support from the Department of Environmental Protection

(September 5, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s local affiliates Keep Cambria County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of McKean County and Keep Washington County Beautiful held tire collections this spring, sponsored in part by the Department of Environmental Protection’s HHW/Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection Program. The affiliates collected a

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International Coastal Cleanup Begins September 1

(August 30, 2017) – The International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest volunteer effort aimed at improving the health of our oceans, begins on September 1. This global initiative aims to prevent trash from entering our waterways. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful coordinates the effort in Pennsylvania. Read Entire Press

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Encourages Pennsylvania Schools to Participate in Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl

(August 22, 2017) – Registration is open for the 2017 Recycle-Bowl. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is encouraging educators in Pennsylvania to get their students involved in Keep America Beautiful’s Recycle-Bowl competition. Recycle-Bowl is a program designed to invigorate student participation in recycling through a national K-12 recycling competition.

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