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Updated Bottle Bill an investment in our future

Source: Dorchester Reporter

By Phillip Sego and Lila Farino Editor’s Note: A version of this article originally appeared in last week’s Reporter, but due to a technical error, it did not appear in its correct form. It is re-printed here in its entirety. The Bottle Bill is the state’s single most successful recycling and litter prevention program. Since its passage over 30 years ago, more than 35 billion containers have been r ...
Full article at: Dorchester Reporter 9 hours ago

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Warnings to East Herts and Broxbourne residents who drop cigarette butts

Source: Herfrodshire Mercury

E-Cigarettes Face Ban In Public Places In Wales
THOSE who drop cigarette butts on the floor will be dealt with in the same way as any other person who drops litter – ...
Full article at: Herfrodshire Mercury 13 hours ago

ODOT: Adopt a Stretch of Highway to Help with Litter Problem

Source: WKEF ABC22 Dayton

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Department of Transportation says Adopt-A-Highway groups around the state have picked up an average of 25,000 bags of trash, and transportation officials are asking others to get involved.Each year, ODOT says, it spends $4 million on litter pick-up, which is a preventable problem. That money could be used to pave roads, buy snowplow trucks or install guardrail or culverts.aNot only is litter expensi ...
Full article at: WKEF ABC22 Dayton 1 day ago, 11:47am CDT

Suffolk/Essex: Lord Marlesford’s litter proposal to cut the amount of rubbish thrown on A12 and A14 edges closer

Source: Evening Star

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A Suffolk peer is hopeful his proposal, which would see people penalised for throwing rubbish out of vehicle ...
Full article at: Evening Star 1 day ago, 11:05am CDT

Venting, April 16, 2014: To the majority of smokers. Why do you litter our city with your cigarette butts?

Source: Edmonton Journal

E-Cigarettes Face Ban In Public Places In Wales
Nice to see the city manager and mayor are running the city completely without regard of process or any input from elected council regarding the already ov ...
Full article at: Edmonton Journal 1 day ago, 8:01am CDT

Talking good with Jeff Kirschner of Litterati (Community Voices)

Source: Oakland Local

Jeff Kirschner believes litter should be approachable, noticeable, and a spark for thinking about how we look at packaging and trash. He is an evangelist for the power of consumer engagement and education. He is also a believer in our shared impact using social media – including its built-in metrics – to change public perception and stir public action. All of these beliefs led him to create Litterati. In Silicon Valley and the entire Bay Area, we are used to hearing about simple ideas t ...
Full article at: Oakland Local 1 day ago, 3:30pm CDT

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Hamilton organization to dig the dirt on littering

Source: Hamilton Spectator

Local organization launches campaign that tracks errant trash ...
Full article at: Hamilton Spectator 2 days ago, 6:00am CDT

‘Take pride in your town’ cries group

Source: Ripley Today

A community group is calling for residents to take pride in their town. Matlock in Bloom is appealing to people to pick up litter as part of a spring clean. The group claims that if everyone picked up one piece of litter, Matlock would be a better place to ...
Full article at: Ripley Today 2 days ago, 4:33am CDT

From The New York Shitty Inbox: Of Blood & Cat Litter On Green Street


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A fellow I will call “M” writes (to our City Councilman and a 94th Precinct Community Affairs Officer as well as yours truly) writes: Hi Scott (I think he means Steve— Ed Note), I’m a fellow neighbor in Greenpoint and saw the aftermath of a disturbing incident on Franklin at Green St. (in front of T.B.D.) yesterday morning around 7:00am. A young male was face down in a pool of blood and the 3 people on the scene were standing over th ...
Full article at: 2 days ago, 8:01pm CDT


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