Pa. woman adopts highway, spends weekends cleaning litter in Chester County

ABC Action News 6 – AVONDALE, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — For a decade, Kelly McDowell has been driven to clear litter from the roads in her neighborhood. “I care about where we live,” she said. “And so, I’m not going to wait for the government to do something or someone else. I’m going to do it myself.” That’s why she founded ‘People Who Use Trashcans’ five years ago and became involved with PennDOT’s Adopt-A-Highway program. Since then, she has patrolled 10 miles of highway on Route 1 passing through Avondale and West Grove, Pennsylvania.

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