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 for the next cleanup day or a city crew to come by.
She put out a trash can.
I was so sick of coming out in the morning, picking up trash in front of my house,” said Buchanon, 60, an active member of South of Penn Task Force.
Jeannette Buchanon’s insight on prevention is bolstered by a new study.

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