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Virginia Beach Hit By Hurricane Irene

125k Pounds of Litter Removed From Va. Shoreline

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation says about 125,000 pounds of litter have been removed from Virginia’s shorelines during a one-day volunteer event.

06/06/2015

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Prince George’s County Tackling Litter and Potholes in Snow Aftermath

Prince George’s County is getting an early start on spring cleaning and taking out the trash.

03/18/2015

Shark Spotted Ocean City Maryland

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