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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

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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

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Man’s repeated efforts to clean up litter on Route 30 highlight Pa.’s trash problem

Public Opinion – Driving along Route 30 offers beautiful views of Pennsylvania. But the lush state parks, pristine streams and well-kept yards are sometimes tarnished by litter. Scott Willard is trying to remedy that. For over two years, the 27-year-old has collected dozens of trash bags full of litter

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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

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Keep PA Beautiful: 12,610 PA International Coastal Cleanup Volunteers Remove 488,135 Pounds Of Trash, Tires Last Fall

PA Environment Digest Blog -On February 12, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful reported 12,610 volunteers removed 488,135 pounds of trash and tires from watersheds and waterways across the state during 382 events as part of the fall International Coastal Cleanup. The PA International Coastal Cleanup is part of the

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Study: Reading spends $1M+ annually on litter cleanup

69News – HARRISBURG, Pa. – Putting trash in its proper place could help Reading boost its bottom line. A study commissioned by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful found that nine of Pennsylvania’s cities spend more than $68 million each year on efforts to address littering and illegal trash dumping. Reading’s annual

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Follow the Money

MSW Management – It’s pretty much a no-brainer that littering and illegal dumping are bad for communities and the environment. What is not so plain to see is the cost incurred every year on cleanup, enforcement, prevention, and education. That’s because they’re dispersed across a number of different government

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Delmont readies for borough-wide spring cleaning

Trib Live – Delmont Borough has its spring cleaning all planned out. The weekend of April 25-26 will see the annual borough-wide clean-up take place, with Dumpsters on hand for residents to make drop-offs, but the Delmont Visionary Committee also will patrol borough streets with volunteers picking

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Can residents ‘Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful?’ Results of a littering report just in

NorthCentralPA.com – On February 5, 2020, the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), PennDOT, and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful released the first statewide comprehensive research report on littering, the cost of cleaning litter, and attitudes towards littering. The study was conducted throughout the years 2018 and 2019. The organizations are now

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Paul Muschick: You may be shocked to learn how much Pennsylvania (and Allentown) spend on litterbugs

The Morning Call – It’s been a while since I’ve fumed about the pigs who toss cigarette butts from their cars. Now I have another reason to. I got a peek at how much those criminals and other litterbugs are costing us. In 2018, Allentown spent about

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