Tuesday, March 1, 2016

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

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Tuesday announced Sunbury-based Weis Markets, Inc., has continued their support for the 2016 Great American Cleanup of PA and will donate 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,” 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 Pennsylvania 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 2016 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, CleanEarth and the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority.
Since the inception of this event in 2004, over 1.8 million volunteers have picked up 86,578,947 million pounds of litter and waste and over 236,743 tires from Pennsylvania’s landscape. In addition, more than 149,371 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 PA Beautiful Great American Cleanup of PA or contact Michelle Dunn, Great American Cleanup of PA Program Coordinator, at 1-877-772-3673 ext. 113 or send email to: mdunn@keeppabeautiful.org
For more information on programs, initiatives and special events, visit the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful website.  Click Here to sign up for regular updates from KPB, Like them on Facebook, Follow on Twitter, Discover them on Pinterest and visit their YouTube Channel.
Also visit the Illegal Dump Free PA website for more ideas on how to clean up communities and keep them clean.

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