Upcoming Events

2024 Summit for Community Stewardship

Bridging Action, Infrastructure, Policy and Innovation

Save the Date October 16 – 17, 2024

The 2024 Summit for Community Stewardship will be held in coordination with PA Department of Environmental Protection, PA Department of Transportation and PA Department of Community and Economic Development on October 16 and 17 at the Hilton in the City of Scranton. The Summit provides state agencies, participating stakeholders and concerned residents of Pennsylvania an opportunity to convene and reflect on past work, share experiences, and learn together. In addition to repeating breakout sessions on marine debris, policy levers for stewardship and education, attendees will hear from national community stewards about the link between community activism and stewardship from Kristine Zieglar, Planet Women and the Power of Beauty from Dave Forsell, Keep America Beautiful. Additionally, Bob Anderson from The Recycling Partnership will provide valuable insights on the evolution of community recycling infrastructure and how TRP is empowering communities to recycle more.

Plan to join Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, Affiliates, Volunteers and State Agency and community partners as we shine a spotlight on Scranton and build on and celebrate our collective efforts to improve our communities across Pennsylvania.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Deb Wooley, dwoolley@keeppabeautiful.org.

Past Events

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Feb 26, 2024
Pick Up PA Community Litter Cleanup Training Webinar

Want to hold a clean up in your community, but not sure where to start? This training includes choosing an event location, organizing volunteers, coordinating trash disposal, accessing resources and more! View the webinar recording and Download the slideshow (PDF).
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Oct 25, 2023 | Affiliate Roundtable | Harrisburg, PA

Agenda topics included:

• Environmental Justice Training
• Working with DEP's Office of Environmental Justice
• Networking Lunch
• KPB Housekeeping
• Working with Youth
• Innovation Across the Network
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Nov 1 & 2, 2022
Litter Summit
Lancaster, PA

The 2022 Litter Summit, was held in partnership with PA Dept. of Environmental Protection and PA Dept. of Transportation as a follow-up to the recently released Litter Action Plan. The Summit provided participating stakeholders an opportunity to reflect on the work of the past year, share progress made towards recommendations, promote new initiatives, and attract new allies in our shared commitment to prevent litter.