Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle materials so we can reduce the trash we create and maintain our environment.
Educate and spread awareness about the effects of litter in our community and how we can help prevent it.
Keep your property clean and litter-free! Teach children to be responsible and volunteer on a litter pick-up day.
Practice makes perfect! Make a good habit of not littering and keeping the environment clean and healthy.
Making products from recyclables results in energy savings. Recycled steel saves 60% production energy, recycled newspaper 40%, recycled plastics 70%, and recycled glass 40%Source: National Institutes of Health, Benefits of Recycling
Glass bottles can take as much as 1 Million Years to decompose?Source: Green Living Tips, (2013) How long does X take to break down?
We can save 75,000 trees if we recycled the paper used on the daily run of the New York Times alone.Source: The World Counts, (2014) Earth is Amazing
Incinerating 10,000 tons of waste creates 1 job, while landfilling the same amount creates 6 jobs. Recycling the same 10,000 tons creates 36 jobs!Source: National Institutes of Health, Benefits of Recycling
Litter costs Louisiana taxpayers $40 million annually.Source: Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, Littering Enforcement
The four most common litter items in Louisiana are cigarettes, fast-food packaging and candy/snack packaging and beverage containers.Source: Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, Littering Enforcement