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‘The face of litter has changed’

The Alpena News -Even trash looks different during a global pandemic. Where one would usually see bottles, cans and wrappers, there’s now an abundance of discarded Latex gloves, masks and Lysol wipes. Helen Lowman, the CEO of Keep America Beautiful, said recently that she’s noticed an uptick

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Impacts of Litter in Our Waterways

Globe Times – Have you ever wondered how litter impacts the quality of our local waterways and neighborhoods?  Do you know where rainwater goes after entering storm drains in our streets, or what happens to the trash and debris it carries? More importantly, do you know the

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RTS for June 1, 2020

The Bradford Era – CLEANUP TOOLS: Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful offers cleanup tools and resources to those who are compelled to clean up nature when they see trash scattered amidst the beauty. Fresh air and sunshine can help improve your mood, lower blood pressure and reduce stress to name

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Wolf Administration’s “Innovations Challenge” Winners Announced

EIN PressWire –Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that a team of students from the Monroe Career and Technical Institute in PennDOT’s Allentown-based Engineering District 5 has been selected as the statewide winner for the 2019-2020 Innovations Challenge. PennDOT

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