Press Releases

Pennsylvania Teachers Invited to Participate In Litter Free School Zone Program

(April 11, 2019) Earth Day, April 22, is quickly approaching and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful invites all educators to check out the Litter Free School Zone program. This comprehensive program encourages young people to take an active role in protecting and improving the environment through recycling, litter awareness and

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PA CleanWays of Cumberland County, Cumberland County Vector Control and Mechanicsburg Borough will Hold Tire and Electronics Collection on May 4th

(April 2, 2019) – Cumberland County Vector Control, in partnership with PA Cleanways of Cumberland County, Mechanicsburg borough, and e-End Recycling would like to invite area residents to bring their old tires and electronics to be recycled. There is no charge for electronic devices, except for CRT

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Earns Recognition at Keep America Beautiful National Awards Ceremony

(March 28, 2019) – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, presented Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful with a Diamond State Affiliate Recognition Award at Keep America Beautiful’s National Awards Ceremony, which took place during its recent National Conference in Baltimore, Maryland. The President’s Circle Award

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Keep America Beautiful Presents State Agency Partner Awards to PA Department of Environmental Protection, PA Department of Transportation

[March 25, 2019] – The PA Department of Environmental Protection and PA Department of Transportation were two of 12 Keep America Beautiful State Agency Partner Award recipients, presented at the annual Keep America Beautiful National Awards Ceremony, which recently took place during Keep America Beautiful’s National Conference

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Engages nearly 129,632 Volunteers to Remove Over 7.2 Million Pounds of Trash in 2018

(March 13, 2019) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its local affiliates and partners held community improvement events in 2018 resulting in over 7.2 million pounds of trash, 2.3 million pounds of electronics waste and 43,352 tires recycled or properly disposed. The events engaged 129,632 volunteers.The mission of

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Kicks Off 15th Annual Great American Cleanup of PA Community Groups Large and Small Lead the Way

(March 8, 2019) – The Great American Cleanup of PA is officially underway. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide nonprofit that provides resources to neighborhoods for community improvement projects, is encouraging anyone who is planning a local event, large or small, to register with the Great American Cleanup

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Provides Program to Keep Local Roads and Areas Litter Free

(February 21, 2019) – Although we have not seen many signs of spring, you probably have caught glimpses of the trash lining our roads, neighborhoods and waterways. It’s never too early to start planning a sprig cleanup of the places you care about. The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Mini-Grants Improved Watersheds throughout Pennsylvania with funding from Keep America Beautiful and Anheuser-Busch

(February 5, 2019) – With a grant awarded to Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful from Keep America Beautiful and Anheuser Busch, the nonprofit offered twenty mini-grants of up to $500 each to groups throughout Pennsylvania for volunteer initiatives ranging from river cleanups to invasive species removal, all designed to

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Properly Dispose Over Two Million Pounds of Electronics and 17,000 Tires by Hosting Special Collections in 2018

(January 30, 2019) – 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.  KPB affiliates, which are county and municipal based, collected a combined total

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding 2018 Volunteers

(January 22, 2019) – 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 local volunteers for their dedication, commitment and exceptional contributions to keeping Pennsylvania beautiful. Read Entire Press Release

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