November 2019

November 30, 2019

Clairon County Residents Speak Out on Area’s Littering Problem

Explore Clarion – The Pennsylvania Litter Research Study – organized in 2018-2019 with funding from PA DEP (Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection); PennDOT (Pennsylvania Department of […]
November 30, 2019

Jefferson County Residents Speak Out on Area’s Littering Problem

Explore Jefferson – A recent Litter Research Study found that most Pennsylvanians see litter as an ongoing problem in our state, and Jefferson County is no […]
November 25, 2019

DCNR, Keep PA Beautiful See 48% Reduction In Cigarette Litter In Participating State Parks

PA Environment Digest Blog -Four state parks have seen a 48 percent reduction in cigarette litter at the midpoint of a joint Keep PA Beautiful and […]
November 25, 2019

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 48% Reduction in Cigarette Litter in Program Areas

(November 25, 2019) – Through a $10,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is continuing their work with the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), […]
November 21, 2019

PennDOT Innovations Challenge open to high school students

The Triboro Banner – With the Dec. 20 entry deadline approaching, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) remind […]
November 19, 2019

500 Million Pieces of Trash Cover This State’s Roads

24/7 Wall Street – One of America’s largest states by population has roads littered with items that people have thrown away. The litter ranges from cigarette […]
November 19, 2019

Study finds 500 millions pieces of litter on Pa. roadways

Fox 29 Philadelphia – A study found 500 million pieces of litter on Pennsylvania roadways. FOX 29’s Chris O’Connell has more. Watch Video
November 18, 2019

96 million-plus cigarette butts along Pennsylvania roadways

Penn Live Patriot News – A study of litter along Pennsylvania roadways earlier this year found more than 96 million cigarette butts that had been tossed […]
November 18, 2019

Study estimates 500 million pieces of litter on Pennsylvania roads. Here are the worst offenders.

The Morning Call – From the cigarette butt casually tossed from a car window, to the empty soda can that never seems to move, to yesterday’s […]
November 18, 2019

DEP, PennDOT, Keep PA Beautiful Announce Statewide Initiative To Reduce Littering, High Cleanup Costs

PA Environment Digest – On November 14, the departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation, in partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, announced an initiative to reduce littering and […]
November 16, 2019

Study: More than 500M pieces of litter found along PA roads

Fox 56 – PLAINS TWP., LUZERNE COUNTY (WOLF) — Studies show that more than 500 million pieces of litter were found along Pennsylvania roads in the last […]
November 16, 2019

Statewide initiative will reduce littering

Times Leader – The Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Transportation (PennDOT), in partnership with Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, last week announced an initiative to reduce […]