Put a lid on America's trash

Haul out those garbage bags and pick up, America!

That's the message from the Great American Cleanup, a nationwide effort to beautify neighborhoods, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, in Stamford, Conn.

From mid-March to mid-May, more than 2 million people are expected to pick up trash, repaint public buildings, plant flowers, and buff up communities in 36 states and the District of Columbia.

Keep America Beautiful has a Web site ( for people interested in participating.

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