Northcentralpa.com - Lt. Gov. Jim Cawley joined Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, partnering organizations and students from The Nativity School of Harrisburg to launch the “A Bag’s Life” on America Recycles Day, November 15. The program partners with more than 1400 supermarket and other retail locations who will serve as collection points throughout Pennsylvania for plastic bag and other film collection.Click Here to watch a video of the event. According to Shannon Reiter, KPB Executive Director, “A Bag’s Life is a fun and easy way of educating consumers how important it is to recycle plastic bags and serves as a reminder of just how easy it is!” KPB partners in A Bag’s Life Program include the departments of Conservation and Natural Resources, Environmental Protection and Transportation, PA Food Merchants Association, PA Recycling Markets Center, PA Waste Industries Association, the Progressive Bag Affiliates of the American Chemistry Council, Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania, Keep America Beautiful and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Affiliates and various recycled material processors in Pennsylvania.
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