Litter

DO DON'T
Pick up trash wherever you go, even if you weren't the person who dropped it.
Use a broom to sweep up debris in your yard.
Keep trash out of your yard and street.
Don't put trash in a bin that's already full.
Don't use a hose to dispose of debris.
Don't drop wrappers, cigarettes or other debris on the ground.

Litter Effects

  • Can choke, disable or kill aquatic animals such as birds, fish and turtles.
  • Impedes sunlight from reaching aquatic plants and animals.
  • Inhibits fish migration.
  • Causes increases in spending on the storm sewer system when it is clogged with excessive amounts of debris.