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Our Opinion: Can area landscapes be kept litter-free?

Times Leader -Would it be a good idea to …… get creative in Northeastern Pennsylvania about controlling chronic littering? A robotic trash can, developed at a Japanese university several years ago, supposedly detects rubbish dropped in its vicinity. Equipped with sensors, cameras and speakers, the small cans,

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Dozens of volunteers clean up Waynesboro streets

The Record Herald – While some people were getting their spring cleaning done in their houses and yards over the weekend between 50 and 60 volunteers gave Waynesboro a spring cleaning. Volunteers gathered Saturday morning at Rotary and Memorial Parks, the Northside Pool parking lot and Mount

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Disposing old electronics tough under PA law

Bradford Era – Disposal of old old televisions and computers is tough in rural Pennsylvania — it is illegal to put “e-Waste” out with the trash, and drop-off facilities and collection events are few and far between, so illegal dumping prevails. State groups are now pushing for

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Earth Day: Area groups help environment by cleaning up locally

The Bradford Era – This Earth Day, it’s easy to point to the many problems plaguing our planet and feel overwhelmed — global climate change, massive species extinction, ocean acidification, collapsing fisheries, deforestation, overpopulation, the list goes on and on. The challenge seems immense. Humankind has grown

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Keep PA Beautiful affiliates hold waste collection events for local counties

Allied News – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s local affiliates will hold special waste collection events for Mercer,  Butler, Cambria, Lawrence and Washington counties this spring sponsored in part by the Department of Environmental Protection’s HHW/Small Business Hazardous Waste Collection Program.  “This program allows our affiliates to provide convenient, low cost

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