Tip of the Day: Ways to Avoid Littering
Set an example by not littering.
Pick up one piece of litter every day.
Every week, pick up all the litter in front of your house, including the street
Ask your neighbors to properly dispose of their trash. Show them the difference between a clean area and an area spoiled by litter, and stress why it’s important to put trash in proper containers.
Make sure that your trash cans have lids that can be securely attached. If you have curbside trash service, don’t put out unopened containers or boxes filled with trash.
Carry a litter bag in your car, ask local businesses to buy car litter bags and distribute them to customers.
Ask your neighbors and or friends to join you in cleaning up one public area where litter has accumulated.
If you or a member of your family is involved in a civic group, scouting, or recreational sports program, encourage the group to become involved in a cleanup
Ask business owners to provide trash cans in front of their business with a sign.-PLEASE DO NOT LITTER