Litter is misplaced, abandoned or discarded waste.
What happens to our Plastic Bags once they have been discarded? Watch this slideshow, and know that plastic items, when left in the environment, will turn into deadly toxic chemicals. Yet Another Fact Based Plastic Bottle Disaster Presentation
You Can Be a Part of the Solutions
Drink from and reuse glass bottles Use canvas bags for all of your shopping adventures!
That anything buried in a landfill never decomposes? That's because it is not exposed to the elements.
That it is against the law to litter, including food waste?
That there are two huge recycling industries located in Georgia for paper and plastic?
That when litter clogs our storm drains, it can cause our streets to flood?
That you are littering if an object blows out of or falls off of your vehicle?
Take Pride in Your Community
Be respectful towards roadways leading to your neighborhood. Keep a small litter bag in your vehicle to store trash until you get to a trash can or recycling container. Litter can be prevented by education and modifying habits. According to Keep American Beautiful, Inc., (KAB) there are seven sources of litter: