Great American Cleanup

12 Million Pounds Of Trash Collected By 186,000 Volunteers During Great PA Cleanup

PA Cleanways and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful reported a record 186,487 volunteers in the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania in April and May collected over 12 million pounds of trash in cleanup events.

This annual event is in partnership with support from the departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and partnering agencies and local businesses including American Chemistry Council, American Iron and Steel Institute, Keystone Sanitary Landfill, PA Beverage Association, PA Waste Industries Association, Pennsylvania Food Merchants Association, and Waste Management.