Trash Your Trash and Pick Up Pet Waste

Pack it in, pack it out.

Ensure you leave the PA Wilds better than you found it so both wildlife and future visitors can enjoy it.

Protect wildlife by putting trash and litter–even crumbs, peels and cores–in garbage bags and carrying it home.

Even food scraps can take years to decompose and are unhealthy for wildlife.

Use bathrooms or outhouses when they are available.

Otherwise, bury human waste in a small hole 6-8 inches deep and 200 feet or 70 big steps from water.

Prevent the spread of disease and pollution of water sources.

Use a bag to pack out your pet’s poop to the nearest garbage can.


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