Woman Spends Vacation Picking Up Trash Across U.S. With Help From Strangers

Senior women friends picking up litter outdoors in forest, a plogging concept.

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Here's today's feel-good story:

24-year-old Stefani Shamrowicz decided to spend 23 days of vacation picking up 126 bags of trash across the country.

She spent over 70 hours driving through Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New York picking up all kinds of litter.

“About 80 per cent is drinking bottles and face masks have been pretty common,” she said. “I’ve found a few fast-food toys and a tire with a pair of cowboy boots in it.”

“My monumental day was bag 100 in Ohio on day 16,” she said. “I dedicated that to my parents because they raised me to be this independent person and have been very supportive on the trip.”

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