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Keep America Beautiful Releases Litter Study
The West Cook County Solid Waste Agency and Keep West Cook County Beautiful today reports that Keep America Beautiful® has announced the summary of its 2020 study on litter in America. Keep West Cook County Beautiful is part of the national organization’s network of 700 state and community-based affiliates.
The Keep America Beautiful 2020 National Litter Study provides a detailed understanding of the quantity, composition, and sources of litter across the United States. The organization’s 2020 study is a follow up to its landmark 2009 study, which builds on a history of science-based litter research started by Keep America Beautiful in 1969.
“I am thrilled to continue the history of Keep America Beautiful as the leader in litter research in the United States, and methodology that has now been used around the world,” said Dr. Helen Lowman, Keep America Beautiful President and CEO. “This data will help inform our programs for years to come addressing both litter on the ground and the act of littering. Our many diverse partners, our 700 affiliate organizations, and the millions of volunteers activated annually will use this data to work towards our vision that everyone in America lives in a beautiful community.
To download a copy of the 2020 Keep America Beautiful Study please log on to: https://kab.org/litter-study/