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Litter costs money, and guess what? You’re paying for it. Here’s how to prevent it.

York Daily Record – Shannon Reiter understands litter because she’s been fighting it for the last 15 years. Reiter is the president of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, which is leading an effort to learn how communities across the state are combating litter and garbage challenges. In a survey of state residents, 96 percent

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Pennsylvania spends $14 million clearing roadside trash. One York man is doing it himself.

York Daily Record – Tyler Snelbaker and his wife, Kayla, chose their century-old home in the City of York, in part, because of the neighborhood’s charm and its proximity to green space. Farquhar Park and Kiwanis Lake are a short stroll from their Lincoln Street home. In

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Keep PA Beautiful, PennDOT Partner With Municipalities Thru Roadside, Park Adoption Programs To Cleanup Litter

PA Environment Digest Blog – Whether intentionally put there or blown from trash cans, dumpsters, shopping carts or cars, every community has pockets of unsightly trash.  Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has a program for local residents, organizations, civic groups, and businesses to be part of the solution.  Their

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Clairon County Residents Speak Out on Area’s Littering Problem

Explore Clarion – The Pennsylvania Litter Research Study – organized in 2018-2019 with funding from PA DEP (Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection); PennDOT (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation); Keep America Beautiful, and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful – conducted a phone survey collecting 500 residents’ views on litter and littering,

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Jefferson County Residents Speak Out on Area’s Littering Problem

Explore Jefferson – A recent Litter Research Study found that most Pennsylvanians see litter as an ongoing problem in our state, and Jefferson County is no exception to those findings. The Pennsylvania Litter Research Study – organized in 2018-2019 with funding from PA DEP (Pennsylvania Department of

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DCNR, Keep PA Beautiful See 48% Reduction In Cigarette Litter In Participating State Parks

PA Environment Digest Blog -Four state parks have seen a 48 percent reduction in cigarette litter at the midpoint of a joint Keep PA Beautiful and Department of Conservation and Natural Resources project to implement the national Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in participating parks. Another count will

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PennDOT Innovations Challenge open to high school students

The Triboro Banner – With the Dec. 20 entry deadline approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) remind students in grades 9-12 to participate in the third PennDOT Innovations Challenge. The Innovations Challenge encourages students to use their problem-solving,

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500 Million Pieces of Trash Cover This State’s Roads

24/7 Wall Street – One of America’s largest states by population has roads littered with items that people have thrown away. The litter ranges from cigarette butts to bottles and aluminum cans. Researchers say they have little hope the problem will get better soon. The nonprofit Keep

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Study finds 500 millions pieces of litter on Pa. roadways

Fox 29 Philadelphia – A study found 500 million pieces of litter on Pennsylvania roadways. FOX 29’s Chris O’Connell has more. Watch Video

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96 million-plus cigarette butts along Pennsylvania roadways

Penn Live Patriot News – A study of litter along Pennsylvania roadways earlier this year found more than 96 million cigarette butts that had been tossed from passing vehicles. The Pennsylvania Litter Research Study was done across Pennsylvania this year for Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful as a pilot effort to

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