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Citizens Against Litter

Who are we?

We are people of all ages. We are a loosely connected group of Pittsburgh residents and merchants who are passionate about picking up litter in our neighborhoods. We are involved in the Redd Up Pittsburgh movement.

Active since March 2005, our band of volunteers is making a big impact. Streets, gutters, sidewalks, grassy places and alleys are cleaner. We started in Shadyside, but our reach goes far beyond Walnut Street. What we accomplish here can be replicated in other neighborhoods throughout Pittsburgh.

Litter around town: Dumpsters dumped

Dumpsters dumped

October 4, 2011: Thanks to the efforts of the South Side Community Council's Graffiti Watch and the Department of Public Works, these illegal dumpsters, which caused a persistent litter and graffiti problem, were removed from their location along the river trail.

If a picture's worth a thousand words, then we have a lot to say. Check back often, or visit our photo collection for more pictures of litter, and, when things go right, maybe even some glitter.

Submissions encouraged

Do you know of a trouble spot that you'd like to highlight? Snap a picture and mail it to us. Only by identifying the problem can we begin to solve it.

Entertaining Litter-ature

November 2015 Newslitter

In this newsletter: Our mission; Next Spring Redd Up April 15-17; Hail to Pitt; We want last month's Redd Up results; 2015 Fall Redd Up less than 2014; Saw Mill Run's 1st stream cleanup; Collier, PMADD clean up Woodville cemetery litter; Wilkins's Ridgewood Manor does its thing; Can Pittsburgh imitate Paris?; Report mailbox graffiti; "I Litter" awards; Garbagevilles; Important phone numbers; 60 years ago; The last word

More Litterature

Neighborhood News

Students clean up McKeesport for first time as part of Pitt Make a Difference Day

Coverage of the Fall Redd Up in McKeesport, courtesy of the Tribune-Review.

More news from the neighborhoods

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