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2011-02-10 08:30:00

- Results show reductions in litter increase over time when program is sustained - STAMFORD, Conn., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful (KAB) reports that in 2010 there was an average 42 percent reduction of cigarette litter in the communities implementing KAB's Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP). The nation's largest program aimed at reducing cigarette litter is in its eighth year. In 2010 there were 240 grant-funded implementations across the country...

2009-12-21 08:15:00

202 Organizations Participate in Cigarette Litter Prevention Program During 2009 STAMFORD, Conn., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Keep America Beautiful (KAB) reports this year that there has been an average nationwide reduction of cigarette litter of 48 percent, a 2 percent improvement from 2008 in the communities implementing KAB's Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP). The nation's largest program aimed at combating cigarette litter is in its seventh year, and this year has...

2009-12-03 08:15:00

-- Despite Significant Improvements Over the Past 40 Years, Litter Remains a Significant and Costly Problem -- WASHINGTON, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful (www.kab.org) has announced the results of the largest litter study ever conducted in the U.S. The study identifies and dissects the causes, effects and costs of litter in America, and is the first major national survey of litter in the U.S. in 40 years. Behavioral studies observed nearly...


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