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

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful announced Tuesday Weis Markets, Inc. has continued their support for the 2017 Great American Cleanup of PA

Weis Markets has renewed their partnership with Keep Pennsylvania 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 proud to partner with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful,” said Patti Olenick, Sustainability Manager.  “It is part of our commitment to sustainability, being good stewards of the environment and giving back to the communities we serve.  We’ve been serving our local communities for 105 years and we are excited to be part of the Great American Cleanup of PA.” 

“We are grateful for the continued support of Weis Markets. Their donation of gift cards provides an added incentive to all those volunteers and organizations working tirelessly to keep our communities clean and beautiful,” said 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 2017 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, PA Beverage Association and the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority.

Since the inception of this event in 2004, over 1,989,450 million volunteers have picked up 91,869,507 million pounds of litter and waste, 170,619 miles of roads, waterways, shorelines, and trails have been cleaned, and more than 164,836 trees, bulbs, and flowers have been planted. 

Volunteers also removed over 258,823 tires and 226,395 pounds of scrap metal.

To register an event, please visit 2017 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.

Visit Weis Markets, Inc’s Sustainability webpage to learn more about recycling, energy conservation, composting and other environmental initiatives by Weis Markets.

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 and KPB’s new Electronics Waste website.


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