Circulars and flyers are a big litter problem. There’s a free program to curb it.

Philadelphia Inquirer – In late 2020, Nic Esposito hit the streets of Philadelphia looking for printed advertisement litter. And he didn’t have to try too hard to find it. Esposito, the former director of the city’s now-defunct Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet, scoured five neighborhoods in the city between Oct. 26 and Dec. 31, and found 1,019 pieces of printed advertising litter. Roughly 60% were circulars, and another 24% were menus. You know, like the kind you probably find left on your stoop regularly.

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