Press Releases

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Calls for Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania Applications, Transform your community one gallon of paint at a time

(June 2, 2015) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced they are now accepting applications for their 2015 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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Cambria County Man Convicted of Illegal Dumping

(May 28, 2015) On May 14, 2015, William John Caddy, 38, from Johnstown was found guilty of illegally dumping shingles, buckets, cement and other debris on Hohan Avenue/Kingston Lake Trail in Middle Taylor Township by the Honorable Mary Ann Zanghi. Caddy was fined $454. He has the

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Volunteers Work to Address Growing Problem of Ocean Trash by Participating in International Coastal Cleanup

(May 21, 2015) – Ocean Conservancy has released data from the 29th year of the International Coastal Cleanup that concluded in September 2014. The International Coastal Cleanup is the largest volunteer effort aimed at improving the health of the ocean, bringing out more than half a million

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Keep America Beautiful Supports Recycling Initiatives in PA

(May 7, 2015) – Keep America Beautiful and Coca-Cola announced the recipients of recycling bins designed specifically for placement at public spaces, schools and universities. The recycling bins are thanks to a grant made possible by Keep America Beautiful and The Coca-Cola Foundation. The 2015 grant recipients

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA Receives Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence

(April 29, 2015) – The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA has been selected to receive a 2015 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence. The Great American Cleanup of PA is an annual program empowering Pennsylvanians to make communities clean and beautiful by removing litter and

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Pennsylvania Receives $25,000 in KAB/Waste Management Think Green Grants

 (April 23, 2015) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful today announced that Pennsylvania received $25,000 in grant awards from the national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, Inc. as part of a nationwide effort sponsored by Waste Management that encourages local solutions that improve community environments. Following is a list of

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announces 25 Grants in 25 Days in celebration of its 25 Year Anniversary!

 (April 21, 2015) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful today announced their 25 in 25 Grant Program in recognition of the organization’s 25th Year Anniversary. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, sponsored in part by The Richard King Mellon Foundation, will provide 25 grants in 25 days to celebrate 25 years of

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Weis Markets Renews Support of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA

 (April 20, 2015) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced today that Weis Markets, Inc., has continued their support for the 2015 Great American Cleanup of PA.  Weis Markets has renewed their partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful as well as donated refreshments for registered participants of the Great American

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Urges Great American Cleanup of PA Participants to Take Part in Video Contest

 (April 9, 2015) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Video Contest is open to all Great American Cleanup of PA registered participants. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is seeking creative, original video of people making their communities clean and beautiful. To participate, send Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful a 2-minute video of your

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Receives $15,000 Grant to Continue Cigarette Litter Prevention Program

(March 10, 2015) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has announced that they have received a $15,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful to continue their work with the Keep America Beautiful Cigarette Litter Prevention Program.  The award includes $10,000 for Raystown Lake Recreational Area in Huntingdon County and $5,000

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