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Litter Program

Preventing Litter

Litter is a serious problem. Pennsylvanians need to work together to prevent litter, because trash, even items as small as cigarette butts, endanger the environment, wildlife and economy.

Litter pollutes our roadways, public lands and waterways, decreases property values, and cleaning it up, wastes tax dollars. Littering can also result in costly fines for litter law violators. Pennsylvania's scenic landscape attracts tourists who put millions of dollars into the state's economy each year.

Things we can do to help prevent litter:

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