Press Releases

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Receives REI Grant for Community Improvement Projects in Bedford County

 (July 8, 2015) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful received a grant from Recreation Equipment Incorporated (REI) in the amount of $4,000 for work in Bedford County. The scope of the grant will be carried out by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s local affiliate, Keep Bedford County Beautiful and includes: trash

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Celebrates 25 Years by Providing 25 Grants for Community Improvements

 (June 25, 2015) – In recognition of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 25 year anniversary, the organization awarded 25 grants in 25 days to local affiliates and other tax-exempt groups across the state. The grants provided up to $1,000 for community improvement projects in their three focus areas of

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Allegheny County Men Convicted of Illegal Dumping Trash

 (June 18, 2015) Three Allegheny County men have received written citations for illegally dumping trash. Charles Gilbert Scott (65) of Braddock, Michael Paul Leese (33) of Pittsburgh and Terrell Montgomery (46) of Pittsburgh were found guilty of littering on three separate occasions by the Honorable Jeffrey A.

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Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Announces 2015 Winners of the Great American Cleanup of PA Video Contest

(June 17, 2015) – The winning entry of the annual Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania video contest, sponsored by the PA Waste Industry Association and the Department of Environmental Protection, was submitted by Tri County Community Action for the Great Harrisburg Cleanup. They received

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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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