Newsroom

Toll of litter and illegal dumping in 9 Pennsylvania cities – including Reding – is focus of state study

Reading Eagle -Jeannette Buchanon’s litter tipping point came about two years ago when she stepped out her door on South Seventh Street in Reading. The lifelong resident of the city was so appalled by the litter in front of her house she decided she would not  wait

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

500 million pieces of trash found along Pennsylvania roads in new litter study

WHYY – The commonwealth plans to step up litter prevention efforts, following a novel study. The Pennsylvania Litter Research Study was done in partnership between the departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and the group Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. The study is the first statewide look at litter, the cost

Read more

The Cost of Litter Cleanup

ABC 27 News – Watch Video by clicking here.

Read more

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful shares results of Litter cost study comprising data from nine cities across Pennsylvania

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun – GREENSBURG, PA. – In 2019, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful commissioned Burns & McDonnell to document how much it costs nine Pennsylvania cities, varying in size and location across the Commonwealth, to manage litter and illegal dumping. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful released results to the

Read more

500 Million Pieces Of Trash Found Along Pennsylvania Roads In New Litter Study

WESA 90.5 – The commonwealth plans to step up litter prevention efforts, following a novel study. The Pennsylvania Litter Research Study was done in partnership between the departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and the group Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. The study is the first statewide look at litter, the

Read more

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

Read more

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

Read more

500 million pieces of trash found along Pennsylvania roads in new litter study

WITF Harrisburg — The commonwealth plans to step up litter prevention efforts, following a novel study. The Pennsylvania Litter Research Study was done in partnership between the departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and the group Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. The study is the first statewide look at litter, the

Read more