Press Releases

Darby Creek Valley Association Cleans Up Darby Creek Watershed with Help from DEP’s Coastal Resources Management Program, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and Surrounding Community

(December 8, 2020) Darby Creek Valley Association (DCVA), with the help of Darby Borough, the Philadelphia Water Department and the DCVA’s strong base of local volunteers teamed up to tackle a long standing illegal dump located along Cobbs Creek’s western bank. The trash, presumably put there by

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Is there Litter in Your Neighborhood?

(October 20, 2020) Litter affects the health and safety of humans and wildlife, is visually unappealing and sends a message that no one cares. Once it reaches our waterways, it transports chemical pollutants, threatens aquatic life, and interferes with river, marine and coastal environments. Litter also carries

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Vote Now for Nicole Chandler-Harper, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Volunteer, and Secure $50,000 for Pennsylvania Parks through the National Cox Conserves Heroes Award

PHILADELPHIA (October 8, 2020) – Nicole Chandler-Harper, a Philadelphia native, was chosen as one of four Cox Conserves Heroes regional award winners for her extensive clean up and beautification work in her Overbrook neighborhood in Philadelphia. Chandler-Harper chose Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful as her nonprofit of choice to

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