This fun feature appeared at Tonic.com in July 2010:
Pick Up Artists: Driving Across America, Picking Up Garbage
When most people see a fast-food bag fluttering on the corner of the highway, they probably shake their heads and keep on driving.
The Pick Up Artists aren't most people. These four young environmentalists are driving across America, conducting roadside cleanups and spreading the word about reducing waste.
Read the rest here.