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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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Reading mayor wants to target litter problem

Reading Eagle – Litter is an issue that is costly, unsightly and creates a public health risk, Reading’s managing director told City Council Monday night. Managing Director Pedro Cortes briefed council on the city’s efforts to address litter after several media reports about it. “The issues of

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Reading officials address study about cost of littering

69 News WRMZ TV – READING, Pa. – Trash scattered across the streets of Reading isn’t going unnoticed. “It’s really bad,” said Emely Ayala of Reading. “[I] wish I had more bags to pick up trash.” Now, city officials are looking for solutions, adding that the trash

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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

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