Press Releases

March 13, 2020

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Suspends PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA

(March 13, 2020) – Litter Pick-Up Program is Suspended through the end of April Amid concerns about the potential spread of COVID-19, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and […]
February 27, 2020

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Removes Over 147 Million Pounds of Trash Over Three Decades from Landscape

(February 27, 2020) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its local affiliates and partners have been working hard since the organizations inception in 1990. Over the three […]
February 20, 2020

Join Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA

(February 20, 2020) – The results of a recent statewide study on litter, conducted by the Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, […]
February 12, 2020

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 488,135 Pounds of Trash and Tires Removed during the Fall 2019 PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA

(February 12, 2020) – During the fall 2019 PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA initiative, supporting the International Coastal Cleanup, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful worked with local groups and organizations […]
February 5, 2020

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Shares Results of Litter Cost Study Comprising Data from Nine Cities across Pennsylvania

Study shows cities spend millions annually addressing litter and illegal dumping. Greensburg, PA (Feb. 5, 2020) – In 2019, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful commissioned Burns & McDonnell […]
January 28, 2020

Cameras Catch Illegal Dumping at Recycling Center in Millersburg Borough, Dauphin County

(January 28, 2020) – Leaving items at recycling facilities that are not accepted is considered theft of service or illegal dumping. Illegal dumping not only encourages […]
January 21, 2020

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Recognizes Outstanding 2019 Volunteers

(January 21, 2020) – Each year, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, a statewide nonprofit whose vision is a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania, provides an opportunity for their affiliates […]
January 15, 2020

Registration is Now Open for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA, supporting the Great American Cleanup

(January 15, 2020) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has announced that registration is open for the 2020 Pick Up Pennsylvania, an initiative supporting the Great American Cleanup. […]
January 9, 2020

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates Recycle Over 2 million Pounds of Electronics and 21,000 Tires by Hosting Special Collections in 2019

(January 9, 2020) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s (KPB) affiliate network offers annual special collections to seek to eliminate illegal dumping and littering of tires and other […]
December 19, 2019

Community Improvement Projects Completed with the help of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s Fresh Paint Days Program Grants

(December 19, 2019) – This fall, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, in partnership with BEHR and The Home Depot Foundation, awarded eight community groups with paint and painting […]
December 5, 2019

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Partners with Municipalities to Keep Communities Clean and Beautiful

(December 5, 2019) – Whether intentionally put there or blown from trashcans, dumpsters, shopping carts or cars, every community has pockets of unsightly trash. Keep Pennsylvania […]
November 25, 2019

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 48% Reduction in Cigarette Litter in Program Areas

(November 25, 2019) – Through a $10,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is continuing their work with the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), […]