Volunteers sought for litter cleanup campaign

The Tribune Democrat – PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection are seeking volunteers for “Pick Up Pennsylvania,” a campaign of small-group or solo litter cleanup events set to run from Tuesday through Nov. 30, officials announced last week. “The COVID-19 pandemic brought twin challenges to our litter cleanup efforts this spring,” DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell said in a press release. “It put group cleanup events on hold, while at the same time, littering increased in state parks and many other places as more people pursued outdoor activities. So DEP is doubly excited to support this fall campaign, encouraging small-group or individual litter cleanup activities.”

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