Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Reports 48% Reduction in Cigarette Litter in Program Areas

(November 25, 2019) – Through a $10,000 grant from Keep America Beautiful, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is continuing their work with the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), the nation’s largest program aimed at reducing cigarette litter. This is the ninth year that Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful has received funding from the national organization.
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful is working with the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) to implement the program in Benjamin Rush, Nockamixion, Ridley Creek and Tyler State Parks.
To combat litter, the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program advocates for the enforcement of litter laws, including cigarette litter; raising awareness about the issue; placing ash receptacles at transition points, like entrances to public buildings; and distributing portable ashtrays to smokers.

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