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Bradford team wins regional PennDOT Innovations Challenge

The Bradford Era– CLEARFIELD — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced on Tuesday that a team of students from Bradford Area School District is selected as the PennDOT District 2 winner for its third Innovations Challenge. Team members include Ian Grady, Samantha Gray, Alex Marrone and

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More than veggies Organizers hope to grow produce and community with South Side garden

New Castle News – Ken Rice planted more than vegetables when he spearheaded the creation of the Lower East Side Community Garden in 2017. He also sowed the seeds of neighborhood involvement. Rice and the Lower East Community Garden Group, with the backing of multiple partner organizations,

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A radical idea to reduce litter: Stop traffic and make fuming motorists watch it being picked up

The Morning Call – There are other people just as disgusted with litter as I am, and they have ideas for how to make Pennsylvania look less trashy. I heard from them after I wrote about how much it costs taxpayers to clean up after the pigs who don’t

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Keep PA Beautiful: 2.5 Million Volunteers, Partners Removed Over 147 Million Pounds Of Trash From PA Landscape Over Last 30 Years

PA Environment Digest – On February 27, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful reported more than 2.5 million volunteers have engaged in community improvement events that have resulted in the removal of over 147 million pounds of trash, 11 million pounds of electronics and 999,959 tires from the beautiful Pennsylvania

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Complaint over trashy roads results in call to action in York County

Fox 43 – One woman’s facebook post on the heaps of garbage on some local streets has persuaded some people to come out and help. Read Entire Article

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CleanScapes Celebrates 20 Years Of Service: Bald Eagle Valley Trail Fest March 28, Clinton County

PA Environment Digest Blog – CleanScapes will celebrate 20 years of service to Clinton and Lycoming counties on March 28 with the Bald Eagle Valley Trail Fest – 5K Walk/Run – Carrot Cake/Cupcake Baking Competition at the Castanea Fire Company, 111 McElhattan Avenue in Castanea, Clinton County. This

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Recent study identified over 500 million pieces of litter on Pa. roadways

Latrobe Bulletin -The results of a recent statewide study on litter, conducted by the Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, found that there are currently an estimated 502 million pieces of litter on Pennsylvania roadways, most of it cigarette butts and plastic

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Letter to the editor: Disgusted by litter on our roads

Trib Live – The article “Study: Pa. roads average 1,030 litter items per mile” (Feb. 5, TribLIVE) is right on. On my walks, the litter is constant. I walk on a wooded township road, but the same is true on the roads as we drive out of our area.

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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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‘Drop Your Butts Here’: In An Effort To Cut Back On Litter, City Tests Pilot Program On Brookline Boulevard

KDKA News 2 CBS Pittsburgh – PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Take a walk down Brookline Boulevard and you’ll find litter: soda cans, food wrappers and cigarette butts line the street. But thanks to a new city pilot program, the street might have a cleaner future. Residents noticed small

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