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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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PennDOT Releases Report on Cost of Littering

ButlerRadio.com -The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has recently released a report focusing on the cost of litter to residents and taxpayers. According to PennDOT, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the organization Keep America Beautiful, the state spends about $13 million each year on staff and resources

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Pennsylvania to Ramp Up Litter Prevention Measures

Explore Venango – HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful released the results of the first statewide comprehensive research on litter, the cost of cleaning it up, and attitudes toward litter and announced the formation of a state-led workgroup

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Pennsylvania to Ramp Up Litter Prevention Measures

Explore Clarion – HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful released the results of the first statewide comprehensive research on litter, the cost of cleaning it up, and attitudes toward litter and announced the formation of a state-led workgroup

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Keep PA Beautiful

Lower Bucks Leader – There is still time to participate in the Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful 2019 Great American Cleanup of PA. Read Entire Article

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4-H Cleanup

Tribune Democrat – Nick and Elaina Smith, members of Cambria County 4-H, pick up trash along Route 160 in Portage on April 28, 2019. The cleaup was part of a community service event for the South Ebensburg group in conjunction with Keep PA Beautiful. Read Entire Article

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Notices

Observer Reporter – The Keep PA Beautiful – Great PA Clean Up will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 6, at both Mingo Creek County Park and Cross Creek County Park. Washington County Department of Parks & Recreation will provide trash bags and

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Grab A Bag, Statewide Cleanup Needs Volunteers

News Radio KDKA 1020 – Pennsylvania is looking for volunteers to help cleanup roadways and streams.  The Great American Cleanup of Pennsylvania runs through May 31, and is sponsored by the state transportation and environmental protection departments.  “Each year communities, volunteer organizations, friends, and co-workers come together

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