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The top 5 litter items thrown on Pennsylvania roads

Reading Eagle – Approximately 502.5 million pieces litter are estimated to be on Pennsylvania roadways, according to the first statewide comprehensive research on litter. The study released last month by Department of Environmental Protection, PennDOT and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful.  The estimate is based on on-the-ground litter counts

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ROADBLOCKING THE WAR ON LITTER

The Philadelphia Citizen – A new report by Burns McDonnell for Keep Philadelphia Beautiful examined how Philadelphia and eight other Pennsylvania cities spend their resources on litter prevention versus clean-up (“litter abatement”). The report includes a useful rundown of all the organizations, departments and city programs that touch on

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Opinion: Pick up after yourself, Pennsylvania

Pocono Record – At home, if you don’t like how much your monthly bills are, you can cut back. Eat out less. Switch phone plans. Shut off unneeded lights and close the front door because, as parents say, you don’t have to heat the whole outdoors! But

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Volunteers Pick Up 488,135 Pounds Of Litter In Fall 2019

Newsradio 1020 KDKA – The fall of 2019 saw 488,135 pounds of trash removed by volunteers of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. 12,610 volunteers took part in 382 events across the state of Pennsylvania as part of the Pick Up Pennsylvania initiative. The most recent Pennsylvania Litter Research Study

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