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Neighborhood Redd Ups in full swing; largest turnout will be Earth Day weekend April 19-22

Hundreds of volunteers, many of them Duquesne University students, take to the streets on the South Side and Hill District Saturday, April 13 to remove everyday litter and trash in the annual Spring Earth Day Redd Up April 19, 20 and 21. Other communities are also involved on this kickoff weekend.

Citizens Against Litter expects upwards of 10,000 volunteers to participate in Pittsburgh neighborhoods and communities in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland counties the next weekend. "We know of 200 communities and groups that are committed," said Boris Weinstein. "We believe there are many more cleanups we don't know about."

In Pittsburgh: Alcoa "Green" volunteers, AmeriCorps, Adult Probation Day Reporting Center, Allegheny CleanWays, Allegheny Commons, Allegheny West, Allentown, Arlington, Banksville, Bedford Dwellings, Beechview, Beltzhoover, Bloomfield, Bon Air, Brighton Heights, Brightwood, Bull Elephants/Masons, California-Kirkbride, Carrick, Central North Side, Chartiers, Citizens Against Litter, Community Technical Assistance Center, Crafton Heights, Crawford-Roberts, Downtown Partnership, Duquesne Heights, East Allegheny, East Carnegie, East Hills, East Liberty, Elliott, Fairywood, Fineview, Friendship, Garfield, Glen Hazel, Greenfield, Hays, Hazelwood , Hill House Consensus Group, Homewood, Knoxville, Jail Trail, Jubilee Christian School (for Banksville Road), Highland Park, Larimer, Lawrenceville, Lincoln Place, Lower Hill, Manchester, Mexican War Streets, Middle Hill, Morningside, Mount Oliver, Mount Washington, New Homestead, North Point Breeze, Oakland, Oakwood, Observatory Hill, Overbrook, Paddle Without Pollution, PA. Resources Council, Perry Hilltop, Pitt Football Team, Pittsburgh Job Corps, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy (Schenley, Riverview, Frick, Highland), Pittsburgh Public Schools, Polish Hill, Pressley Ridge School for the Deaf, Renew Pittsburgh, Ridgemont, Schenley Heights, ServePgh, Shadyside, Sheraden, South Side Graffiti Watch, South Side Flats, St. Clair, South Side Slopes, Spring Garden-Deutschtown, Squirrel Hill, South Point Breeze, Spring Hill, Stanton Heights, Strip District, Summer Hill, Swisshelm Park, The Academy System, Troy Hill, Uptown, West End Village, Westwood ,Windgap and Redd Up Zone participants: South Pittsburgh Development Corp., North Point Breeze, Jucunta St. (400 Block) and Cats & Dogs Coffee Shop.

In Allegheny County: Aspinwall, Avalon, Bellevue, Ben Avon, Ben Avon Heights, Bradfordwoods, Brentwood, Carnegie, Chalfant, Collier, Deer Creek/Emerling Park (Indiana), Dormont, Dravosburg, East McKeesport, Edgewood, Emsworth, Etna, Findley, Forest Hills, Fox Chapel, Hampton, Harmar, Heidelberg, Leetsdale, Lincoln, Kilbuck, Marshall, McKees Rocks, Monroeville, Mount Oliver, Natrona Comes Together Assn. (for Natrona-Harrison), Ohio, PA. Dept. of Environmental Protection, Penn Hills, Pine, Pitcairn, Pleasant Hills, Port Vue, North Park Friends, North Suburban Chamber of Commerce, North Versailles, Rosslyn Farms, Scott, Shady Side Academy, Shaler, South Fayette, Friends of South Park, South Park Twp., Stowe, Tri-County Trout Club, Upper St. Clair, Verona, West Homestead, Wilkins and Wilkinsburg.

In Beaver County: Ambridge, Beaver, Big Beaver, Chippewa, Center (Aliquippa), Monaca, Patterson, Potter and South Beaver.

In Washington County: Chartiers, Cross Creek, North Strabane, Mingo Creek Park, Cross Creek Park, Donnegal, Washington City and West Pike.

In Westmoreland County: Greensburg, Jeannette, Keystone State Park, Latrobe, Ligonier, Sewickley, Smithton, Unity, West Leechburg and Youngwood.

In Butler County: Allegheny Aquatic Alliance, Center, Connoquenessing Creek (Penn), Butler City, Butler Twp, Middlesex and Penn.

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