Allegheny County Dump Site Survey and Assessment: Final Report 2017

In 2016 and 2017, Allegheny CleanWays completed a comprehensive survey and assessment of illegal dumping in all of Allegheny County (outside the city of Pittsburgh). The resulting report covers our findings, conclusions, and recommendations. Read more by clicking the links below!


Allegheny County Dump Site Survey and Assessment

Executive Summary

    DumpBusters Crew Member

    Title: DumpBusters Crew Member

    Position: Part-time crew member (10-20 hrs/week) for the DumpBusters program; occasional evening and significant weekend work expected 

    Direct Supervisor: Al Chernov, DumpBusters Crew Leader

    Mission/Description of Organization:

    Allegheny CleanWays is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in 2000 to "engage and empower people to eliminate illegal dumping and littering in Allegheny County."

    Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2018

    Allegheny CleanWays is excited to partner with Pennsylvania Resource Council for the fourth year to host the Wild & Scenic Film Festival in Pittsburgh!

    The Wild & Scenic Film Festival, a project of SYRCL (South Yuba River Citizens League), combines breathtaking films with stories of environmental advocacy. Join ACW and PRC on March 8th to be awed and inspired, as well as connected to opportunities for action closer to home.

    Doors open at 5:30, and films start at 6:30. BUY TICKETS HERE.

    Wild & Scenic 2017

    Allegheny CleanWays and Pennsylvania Resources Council are hosting Pittsburgh's third annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival!

    The Wild & Scenic Film Festival – the nation’s premier environmental and adventure film festival – will stop in Pittsburgh in March as part of its nationwide tour to showcase environmental films that inspire action.

    Come for an evening of short films that showcase breathtaking ecosystems and powerful stories of individuals and communities taking action to protect their health and the environment. You can find more information and buy tickets here.

      Illegal Dumping in Pittsburgh: Hazelwood and Hilltop Neighborhoods Study 2015-2016


      In 2015 and 2016, Allegheny CleanWays completed a comprehensive assessment and clean up of illegal dumpsites in the Hazelwood, Beltzhoover, Allentown, and Knoxville neighborhoods of Pittsburgh. The resulting report covers our findings, conclusions, and recommendations for a cleaner Pittsburgh. Read more by clicking the links below!

      Illegal Dumping in Pittsburgh Full Report

      Executive Summary


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