Monthly archive for February 2020

Keep PA Beautiful: 2.5 Million Volunteers, Partners Removed Over 147 Million Pounds Of Trash From PA Landscape Over Last 30 Years

PA Environment Digest – On February 27, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful reported more than 2.5 million volunteers have engaged in community improvement events that have resulted in the removal of over 147 million pounds of trash, 11 million pounds of electronics and 999,959 tires from the beautiful Pennsylvania

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Cost to pick up litter could feed thousands

Butler Eagle –We toss a lot of trash. In public. A recently released Pennsylvania Litter Research Study of 180 locations across the state found 502 million pieces of litter on the state’s roads, the most-common items being cigarette butts and plastic food wrappers and bottles. After visiting

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Reading mayor wants to target litter problem

Reading Eagle – Litter is an issue that is costly, unsightly and creates a public health risk, Reading’s managing director told City Council Monday night. Managing Director Pedro Cortes briefed council on the city’s efforts to address litter after several media reports about it. “The issues of

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