Allegheny CleanWays Plastic Magnet 1 barge scoops up riverfront litter and tires

Trib Live – A new barge to collect trash on Pittsburgh rivers, Plastic Magnet 1, removed 82 tires and more than 4,800 pounds of plastic and other trash from the the Monongahela River during a recent river cleanup. Allegheny CleanWays is midway through a two-week sweep of the Allegheny County portion of the Mon. The group is working with community leaders in Forward Township, Monongahela, New Eagle, Bunola and Elizabeth.

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