‘Pick Up Pennsylvania’ campaign seeking volunteers

Altoona Mirror – The campaign, sponsored by DEP, PennDOT, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and other partners, hosts small-group or solo litter cleanup events each spring and fall. This fall, the campaign will run from Sept. 1 to Nov. 30. The fall 2019 Pick Up Pennsylvania campaign included 12,610 volunteers who coordinated 382 events across the state. They removed 488,135 pounds of trash from Pennsylvania’s watersheds and waterways, preventing litter and trash from making its way downstream and eventually ending up in the ocean, according to a release from PennDOT and DEP.

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