February 2020

February 28, 2020

A radical idea to reduce litter: Stop traffic and make fuming motorists watch it being picked up

The Morning Call – There are other people just as disgusted with litter as I am, and they have ideas for how to make Pennsylvania look […]
February 27, 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 […]
February 27, 2020

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Removes Over 147 Million Pounds of Trash Over Three Decades from Landscape

(February 27, 2020) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its local affiliates and partners have been working hard since the organizations inception in 1990. Over the three […]
February 24, 2020

Complaint over trashy roads results in call to action in York County

Fox 43 – One woman’s facebook post on the heaps of garbage on some local streets has persuaded some people to come out and help. Read […]
February 22, 2020

CleanScapes Celebrates 20 Years Of Service: Bald Eagle Valley Trail Fest March 28, Clinton County

PA Environment Digest Blog – CleanScapes will celebrate 20 years of service to Clinton and Lycoming counties on March 28 with the Bald Eagle Valley Trail Fest […]
February 22, 2020

Recent study identified over 500 million pieces of litter on Pa. roadways

Latrobe Bulletin -The results of a recent statewide study on litter, conducted by the Pennsylvania Departments of Environmental Protection and Transportation and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, found […]
February 22, 2020

Letter to the editor: Disgusted by litter on our roads

Trib Live – The article “Study: Pa. roads average 1,030 litter items per mile” (Feb. 5, TribLIVE) is right on. On my walks, the litter is constant. I […]
February 20, 2020

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, […]
February 19, 2020

‘Drop Your Butts Here’: In An Effort To Cut Back On Litter, City Tests Pilot Program On Brookline Boulevard

KDKA News 2 CBS Pittsburgh – PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Take a walk down Brookline Boulevard and you’ll find litter: soda cans, food wrappers and cigarette butts […]
February 18, 2020

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 […]
February 18, 2020

Reading officials address study about cost of littering

69 News WRMZ TV – READING, Pa. – Trash scattered across the streets of Reading isn’t going unnoticed. “It’s really bad,” said Emely Ayala of Reading. […]
February 17, 2020

Cost to pick up litter could feed thousands

Butler Eagle –We toss a lot of trash. In public. A recently released Pennsylvania Litter Research Study of 180 locations across the state found 502 million […]