Litter and illegal dumping are complex and multi-faceted issues faced by urban, suburban and rural communities across the Commonwealth.
At first glance trash issues might seem simple, but finding solutions to litter and illegal dumping requires understanding the root causes. Collecting data on these underlying issues is a crucial first step.
- Pennsylvania Litter Research Study (2020) (.pdf)
- The Cost of Litter & Illegal Dumping in Pennsylvania (2020) (.pdf)
- Fact Sheet: Summary of Key Findings, Litter In Pennsylvania (2020) (.pdf)
- Fact Sheet: Plastic Litter (2020) (.pdf)
- Fact Sheet: Beverage Containers, Fast Food Products, and Tobacco Litter (2020) (.pdf)