Letter to the Editor
Initiatives to Take Action Against Litter First Step to Litter-Free Countryside
February 24, 2022
To the Editor:
I was pleased to read in the Herald a few weeks ago that our state has released its first-ever Litter Action Plan. As a PA citizen, I’ve watched in alarm over the last few years how littering has become a major eye-sore along our highways and byways.
This initiative, which is available to read on our DEP’s website, has a common sense approach to tackle this issue from many angles, including a new push toward litter prevention, to help change behaviors that lead to littering.
Hopefully these initiatives will go a long way toward reducing the state’s annual $14 milli...