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More than 2,000 pieces of litter per mile on Pa. roads, report says; price tag’s $2.1M in Lancaster city

  LNP Lancaster Online – Cigarette butts, plastic cups, old TVs and worn-out tires are costly problems that need more attention. That’s the upshot of two new studies — one focused partly on Lancaster city — released last week in an effort to shift litter strategy across

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PennDOT Releases Report on Cost of Littering

ButlerRadio.com -The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has recently released a report focusing on the cost of litter to residents and taxpayers. According to PennDOT, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the organization Keep America Beautiful, the state spends about $13 million each year on staff and resources

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Chip Minemyer | Half-century after tearful ad, litter a lingering problem

Tribune Democrat – The state last week released the results of a new study – with findings that are neither groundbreaking nor surprising:  Pennsylvania has a littering problem. Patrick McDonnell, secretary of the state Department of Environmental Resources, said: “Litter undercuts our quality of life and the health

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Editorial: Pick up after yourself, Pennsylvania

  Trib Live – At home, if you don’t like how much your monthly bills are, you can cut back. Eat out less.plans. Shut off unneeded lights and close the front door because, as parents say, you don’t have to heat the whole outdoors! But when it

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Pennsylvania to Ramp Up Litter Prevention Measures

My ChesCo – The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful this week released the results of the first statewide comprehensive research on litter, the cost of cleaning it up, and attitudes toward litter and announced the formation of a state-led

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Philadelphia spends millions on cleaning up litter. New study suggests there’s a better way

KYW NewsRadio – A new study finds litter is a costly problem that can’t be solved solely by just cleaning up the mess. The yearlong study funded in part by the Keep America Beautiful organization, PennDOT, and the state Department of Environmental Protection tracked the sources of

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Litter Costs Pa. Cities Bigtime

Philadelphia Public Record – A new report out by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and Burns & McDonnell, The Cost of Litter & Illegal Dumping in Pennsylvania – A Study of Nine Cities Across the Commonwealth, details the amount of taxpayer dollars that cities spend to dispose of waste

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Pennsylvania to Ramp Up Litter Prevention Measures

Explore Venango – HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful released the results of the first statewide comprehensive research on litter, the cost of cleaning it up, and attitudes toward litter and announced the formation of a state-led workgroup

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Pennsylvania to Ramp Up Litter Prevention Measures

Explore Clarion – HARRISBURG, Pa. – Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Department of Transportation (PennDOT), and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful released the results of the first statewide comprehensive research on litter, the cost of cleaning it up, and attitudes toward litter and announced the formation of a state-led workgroup

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Pa. organizations form workgroup, intend to shift efforts to litter prevention

Bradford Era –  (Picture) Participants in the Upper Allegheny Watershed Association’s 2019 River Cleanup stand with some of the garbage collected and kayaks used to travel the waterways. This cleanup was done in partnership with the Potter County Conservation District near Roulette. UAWA covers the Allegheny River’s

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