Friday, April 17, 2015

Weis Markets Renews Support For Keep PA Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup of PA

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced recently that Weis Markets, Inc., has renewed their partnership with Keep PA Beautiful as well as donated refreshments for registered participants of the Great American Cleanup of PA in select areas across the state.
“Weis Markets is pleased to partner with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful again this  year ,” said Patti Olenick, Sustainability Manager.  “It is part of our corporate commitment to sustainability, being good stewards of the environment and giving back to the communities we serve.  We’ve been serving Pennsylvania communities for more than 100 years and we are excited to be part of the Great American Cleanup of PA.”  
“We value the partnership with Weis Markets, Inc. Their donation of gift cards provides a fun and valuable incentive to participate in the Great American Cleanup,” states Shannon Reiter, President of Keep PA Beautiful. “Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and Weis Markets share the goal of promoting a sustainable environment and livable communities. The Great American Cleanup empowers citizens to do that locally.”
Weis Markets, Inc. joins other 2015 event supporters: the Department of Environmental Protection, PennDOT, PA Waste Industries Association, the PA Food Merchants Association, The Fresh Grocer, ShopRite, Sheetz, Wawa, Republic Services, Steel Recycling Institute, Giant Eagle, Giant Food Stores, Inc., Wegmans and the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority.
Since the inception of this event in 2004, over 1.565,950 million volunteers have picked up 80,575,227 million pounds of litter and waste and over 202,350 tires from Pennsylvania’s landscape. In addition, more than 136,300 trees, bulbs, and flowers have been planted.
To register your event, find an event near you, report your results, or to find additional resources on the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA webpage. Any additional questions can be answered by Michelle Dunn, Great American Cleanup of PA Program Coordinator, at 1-877-772-3673 ext. 113 or by sending email to:

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