Press Releases

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Calls for Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania Applications

(June 7, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced they are now accepting applications for their 2017 Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania.  Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania is designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful

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Last Chance to Enter Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest

(June 1, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is calling for 2-minute videos of people making their communities clean and beautiful through June 2. The Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest is open to all registered participants. “This is a great opportunity to showcase your local programs

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Distributes 25 Recycled Content Benches donated from GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S Food Markets Bags to Benches Program

(May 22, 2017) – In recognition of Earth Day, GIANT Food Stores donated 25 benches made from recycled plastic bags to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Litter Free School Zone Program as part of GIANT’S ongoing Bags to Benches initiative. Participating schools within the GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN’S

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Partners with Westmoreland County Land Bank for Community Greening in the City of Latrobe, PA

(May 16, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, in partnership with the Westmoreland County Land Bank, will provide seed money to Adelphoi USA for the development of a pocket park on Ligonier Street in Latrobe PA. The proposed site is a former bakery that has been vacant for

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Keep Chester Beautiful Becomes Newest Keep America Beautiful Affiliate

(May 15, 2017) – On May 2, Keep Chester Beautiful became a Keep America Beautiful affiliate that marked the culmination of a public-private-civic partnership process that began in 2014 with the interest from Councilwoman Portia West working with Alice Wright from the Chester Environmental Partnership, an environmental

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Last Chance to Register with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA

(May 11, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is calling for individuals and groups to register community improvement events with the Great American Cleanup of PA before the statewide initiative ends on May 31. Registered events receive free cleanup supplies of bags, gloves and vests, as supplies last.

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Receives Cigarette Litter Prevention Program Grant from Keep America Beautiful

(May 9, 2017) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced that they have received a $20,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program, the nation’s largest program aimed at reducing cigarette litter. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful (KPB) will partner

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Recently Recognized Outstanding Volunteers

(May 1, 2017) – Each year, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide nonprofit whose vision is a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania, provides an opportunity to recognize the outstanding efforts of their partners and volunteers for their dedication, commitment and exceptional contributions to keeping Pennsylvania beautiful. Read Entire Press

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Local Affiliates Receive Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

(April 27, 2017) – The Tire War, hosted annually by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates Keep Huntingdon County Beautiful, Keep Juniata County Beautiful, PA CleanWays of Mifflin County and Keep Perry County Beautiful, was selected to receive a Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. The awardees were recognized at

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Celebrate Earth Day by Joining Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA

(April 20, 2017) – In celebration of Earth Day, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, whose vision is a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania, encourages residents to join the 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA today at www.gacofpa.org. Events registered from March 1 through May 31 receive free trash bags, gloves,

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