Volunteers clear 34 tires, over 300 pounds of trash from West Branch Susquehanna River

On August 17, Sunken Treasure Scuba Center and CleanScapes teamed up for a quick cleanup of the West Branch Susquehanna River. The crew met at Jay Street Bridge in Woodward Township. Before long, volunteer scuba divers were in the water, pulling tires and other items from the riverbed and passing them off to volunteers on … Continue reading Volunteers clear 34 tires, over 300 pounds of trash from West Branch Susquehanna River

18th Bald Eagle Creek Cleanup slated for September 7

Join Clinton County CleanScapes, Sunken Treasure Scuba Center divers, Lock Haven University students and other community members for the 18th Bald Eagle Creek tire removal event on September 7th. The goal is to remove 40 or more tires from the creek! There are many ways people can get involved, and all ages are welcome! Collect … Continue reading 18th Bald Eagle Creek Cleanup slated for September 7

Wayne Township Landfill holding Household Hazardous Waste Collection August 23-24, 2019

The Clinton County Solid Waste Authority (CCSWA) at the Wayne Township Landfill will be holding a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24, 2019. The event will take place on Friday from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the CCSWA's Recycling Center, … Continue reading Wayne Township Landfill holding Household Hazardous Waste Collection August 23-24, 2019

Volunteers pose before the cleanup begins

CleanScapes volunteers remove 92 tires, 1.12 tons of trash from Bald Eagle Creek

On July 27, 28 CleanScapes volunteers -- including divers from Sunken Treasure Scuba Center -- met at the Bald Eagle Creek access along Route 150 ready to remove debris from the creek bed. This wasn't the first cleanup of this waterway, but it proved fruitful. After just a couple of hours, the volunteers managed to … Continue reading CleanScapes volunteers remove 92 tires, 1.12 tons of trash from Bald Eagle Creek

Bald Eagle Creek cleanup slated for July 27

Photo: Here West Branch property owner and river champion Beth Bason is celebrating the last load collected from a previous floodplain cleanup in early spring. The July 27 Bald Eagle Creek cleanup needs drivers with trucks or trailers. Volunteers will load the bed, and drivers transport the tires to the nearby roll-off dumpster. Clinton County … Continue reading Bald Eagle Creek cleanup slated for July 27

Adopt a local road or natural area to keep it litter free

While driving around Pennsylvania, you’ve probably seen the blue-and-white signs recognizing organizations and individuals who have committed to keeping certain stretches of roadway free of litter. But, have you ever considered adopting a local road, or natural area, yourself? Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, an organization committed to maintaining a clean and beautiful Pennsylvania, invites Pennsylvanians to … Continue reading Adopt a local road or natural area to keep it litter free

Q&A with KPB ‘Outstanding Volunteer’ Award recipient Donald Lysle

Editor’s Note: In this Question & Answer profile, CleanScapes Project Director Elisabeth Lynch McCoy (ELM) interviewed longtime CleanScapes volunteer Don Lysle (DL), 2011 recipient of CleanScapes’ “Volunteer of the Year” Award and recipient of a 2018 Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful “Outstanding Volunteer” Award. ELM: You live in Cumberland County, have a degree in Forestry, and you’re … Continue reading Q&A with KPB ‘Outstanding Volunteer’ Award recipient Donald Lysle

Spook Hollow Road Cleanup volunteers April 2019

Spring cleanup events result in more than 3 tons of trash removal

This Spring is rushing by, and CleanScapes has been busy! Three cleanup events were held already this year, as part of the Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania, bringing together over 90 volunteers who cleaned up more than 3 tons (or 6,000 pounds) of trash from the hills and floodplains of Clinton and Lycoming Counties. On … Continue reading Spring cleanup events result in more than 3 tons of trash removal

West Branch Riverbank Cleanup is April 27

Join a 2019 Great American Cleanup event by joining a rivertrail event this Saturday, April 27.  The West Branch Susquehanna Riverbank litter cleanup  will be held in Wayne Township, Clinton County, on April 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is requested by 12 noon, April 26. Work alongside CleanScapes and Lock Haven University … Continue reading West Branch Riverbank Cleanup is April 27

Williamsport cleanup

April 13: Community Cleanup in Williamsport

Pictured above are last year’s Williamsport cleanup participants, from left, Corey Ellison, Jenn Ulmer, Alice Trowbridge and Richard James. These volunteers collected litter from one of the city’s most popular and scenic walkways, the West Branch Susquehanna River dike levee trail. This Saturday, April 13, CleanScapes is partnering with Susquehanna Greenway Partnership (SGP) for a … Continue reading April 13: Community Cleanup in Williamsport