DumpBuster video by Unsung (Pittsburgh Foundation)

Unsung Online News made this excellent video of our DumpBusters program. Watch it to see what our veteran volunteers do on a regular basis.

June Newsletter - Guest Article: Using Community Composting to Address Illegal Dumping in Stanton Heights by Mike Sturges

The current stewardship of the green space at the intersection of Stanton Ave. and Woodbine St. in Stanton Heights started with a compost pile.  When I purchased my house in Stanton Heights in 2009, I quickly found that I was in need of a way to responsibly address my yard waste.  I asked a neighbor what they did and was told to “wait until there aren’t any cars coming, carry it across the street and dump it over the hill in the greenspace”—the classic Pittsburgh answer.

Keep America Beautiful Youth Advisory Council Application

Do you know a young person who is passionate about  their community and the environment and would make a great leader? 

Keep America Beautiful is accepting applications for the National Youth Advisory Council. This is a unique opportunity for ten high school students (15-18 years old) from diverse backgrounds across the nation to participate in a service-learning and leadership development program.  Participants will contribute to and inform KAB on programs while acting as ambassadors and leaders for youth service in their communities.  

    Design Contest - Calling everyone with talent!

    You don’t have to slop around in the mud this spring to support our mission.

    Are you creative? Know a thing or two about graphic design?

    We’re looking for creative volunteers to enter two design contests:

    1) Design the logo for our stewardship program

    2) Design the 2014 Tireless Project T-shirt

    The creator of each of the two winning designs will be awarded with one of the following prizes of your choice: Allegheny CleanWays baseball cap, 2014 Tireless T-shirt, garden loppers, or a $25 gift certificate to Home Depot or REI.

    Guidelines:

    1) To keep costs low, please limit designs to 2 colors.

    2) Think simplicity.

      Allegheny Cleanways February Newsletter - Volunteer Competition Round 3 Winner: Stuart Meyers

      - by Hannah Geiser



       

      Since June 2013, Allegheny CleanWays has awarded the volunteer with the most hours over a two month period with an Infurn giant bean bag. The winner for the months of November and December is Stuart Meyers, with 47 hours. Previous winners were Joseph Onstott with 48 hours and John Erickson with 28 hours. Round 4 will end on February 28th.

      Stuart is a dedicated volunteer, both with Allegheny CleanWays and with other organizations.  As a recent retiree, he continues doing what he loves.

        Evolution E-cycling, the New Recycler in Town