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People swim in the ocean in Ocean City, Maryland. (Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: 270,000 Tons of Plastic Floating in Oceans

A new study estimates nearly 270,000 tons of plastic is floating in the world’s oceans. That’s enough to fill more than 38,500 garbage trucks.

12/11/2014

Baltimore's Inner Harbor (Photo Credit: Stephen Munday/ALLSPORT)

Meet The Machine That Removed 50 Tons of Trash From The Inner Harbor In a Month

A machine that runs on water and sunshine has helped an environmental group in Baltimore remove more than 50 tons of trash from the city’s Inner Harbor in a little over a month.

06/26/2014

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Prince George’s Partners with SHA for Litter Blitz

The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and the State Highway Administration are joining forces to fight littering.

03/21/2014

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Group to Deliver Petitions for Bottle Deposit

Maryland PIRG is urging the state to support a measure to create a 5-cent redeemable bottle deposit.

01/27/2014

File photo of a man smoking a cigarette (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Reynolds Subsidiary Funding Cigarette Recycling

A subsidiary of one of the nation’s largest cigarette makers is teaming up with a New Jersey company to reward do-gooders for cleaning up cigarette litter.

11/14/2012

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