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Day By Joining Keep PA Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA
celebration of Earth Day, April 22, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful
encourages residents to join the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA
today at www.gacofpa.org.
registered through May 31 receive free trash bags, gloves, and safety
vests from PennDOT district offices, as supplies last.
Great American Cleanup of PA engages over 150,000 volunteers annually
in litter cleanups, illegal dump cleanups, beautification projects,
special collections, and educational events.
help with the cost of trash disposal, the Pennsylvania Department of
Environmental Protection and Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association
are sponsoring Pick It Up PA Days from April 13 through May 6.
this time, trash collected at registered events can be taken to
participating landfills and receive free or reduced cost disposal with
thousands of volunteers across Pennsylvania in keeping our communities
clean and beautiful. Register your group event at www.gacofpa.org or by calling
Michelle Dunn, Great American Cleanup of PA Program Coordinator, at
1-877-772-3673 ext. 113 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
contest showing “How You Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful.” Keep
Pennsylvania Beautiful is hosting a video contest highlighting the 2019
Great American Cleanup of PA events.
your group has a registered event, send in a 60-second video
recognizing sponsors and volunteers to email@example.com. Cash
prizes, sponsored by the Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association, are
$200 for the winning entry and $100 each for two runner-ups.
are so grateful to our volunteers and sponsors who help make the Great
American Cleanup of PA, Pennsylvania’s premier community improvement
initiative, a huge success each year,” said Shannon Reiter, President
of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. “Last year, Pennsylvanians coordinated
and participated in 5,362 events. Close to 20,000 tires and 6.6 million
pounds of trash were removed from our beautiful landscape. This year we
hope to engage even more Pennsylvania’s to join the Great American
Cleanup of PA to help keep our communities clean and beautiful.”
American Cleanup of PA Earth Day Events
below are just a few of the many Great American Cleanup of PA Earth Day
events taking place across Pennsylvania via Keep Pennsylvania
Beautiful/Keep America Beautiful affiliates. To find an event near you
visit the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Calendar of Events. Choose the
county that you are interested in and click refresh.
CleanWays – Fineview cleanup on April 20 from 10AM – 1PM.
Contact Hannah Samuels at firstname.lastname@example.org or
Blair Beautiful – Legion Park cleanup on April 22 from 5 – 7
PM. Contact Katrina Pope at email@example.com or
Cambria County Beautiful– Tire and Appliance collection on April
27 from 8AM – 1PM at the Croyle Township Municipal Building. Contact
Mark Stockley at 814-472-2120 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CleanWays of Cumberland County– Cleanup of Gettysburg Road, Upper Allen
Township on April 27 from 9AM – 12PM. Contact Mike Onofrey at
717-856-8561 or email@example.com.
Juniata County Beautiful– Appliance and Electronics collection on
April 27 from 9AM – 12PM, Juniata County Fairgrounds. Contact Mindy
Musser at 717-436-4017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Philadelphia Beautiful– Spring cleanup at 1200 S. 4thStreet on April 22 from 10AM –
12:30PM. Contact Kelly Offner at 267-372-4663 or email@example.com.
Beautification, Inc. – City-wide cleanup on April 27 from 8AM –
1PM. Contact Steve Harrity at 610-655-6017 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Great American Cleanup of PA is held annually from March 1 through May
31 and is led by a coalition of nonprofit, state agency and business
partners such as the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental
Protection; PennDOT; Pennsylvania Waste Industries Association;
Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association; Weis Markets, Inc.; Wawa,
Inc.; Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania; Lancaster County Solid Waste
Management Authority; Giant Food Stores, Inc.; Republic Services;
Mahantango, Inc. and Wegmans Food Markets.
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful
Pennsylvania Beautiful’s mission is empowering Pennsylvanians to keep
our communities clean and beautiful. Since 1990, Keep
Pennsylvania Beautiful and its volunteers have removed over 141 million
pounds of litter from Pennsylvania’s roadways, greenways, parks,
forests, and waterways. To learn more about Keep Pennsylvania
Beautiful, visit www.keeppabeautiful.org.
more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful website. Click Here to become a member. Click Here to sign up for regular updates
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up now for the 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA and volunteer or
set up your own cleanup and beautification event runs March 1 to May