Monthly archive for February 2020

Keep PA Beautiful: 2.5 Million Volunteers, Partners Removed Over 147 Million Pounds Of Trash From PA Landscape Over Last 30 Years

PA Environment Digest – On February 27, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful reported more than 2.5 million volunteers have engaged in community improvement events that have resulted in the removal of over 147 million pounds of trash, 11 million pounds of electronics and 999,959 tires from the beautiful Pennsylvania

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Join Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s PICK UP PENNSYLVANIA

(February 20, 2020) – The results of a recent statewide study on litter, conducted by the Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, found that there are currently an estimated 502 million pieces of litter on Pennsylvania roadways, most of it cigarette butts and

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Reading mayor wants to target litter problem

Reading Eagle – Litter is an issue that is costly, unsightly and creates a public health risk, Reading’s managing director told City Council Monday night. Managing Director Pedro Cortes briefed council on the city’s efforts to address litter after several media reports about it. “The issues of

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