HARRISBURG – PennDOT is encouraging residents, local leaders, groups, and businesses across the state to join a community litter cleanup as part of the spring Pick Up PA campaign. PennDOT Acting Deputy Secretary for Highway Administration, Mike Keiser says the state has a large littering problem Keep PA Beautiful coordinates the statewide Pick Up PA campaign each spring and fall. Gloves, trash bags, and safety vests are provided by PennDOT and DEP. Volunteering is easy. People can organize their own local event and register it at Pick Up PA or can sign up to participate in an already registered event. So far, 290 events are registered, with an estimated 21,000 volunteers. Go to keeppabeautiful.org where you can register to participate or find out more information.