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Lower High Falls, Talladega Forest - Bill Wilson
Litter and Illegal Dumping: The Number One Visual Form of Pollution

When citizens are surveyed about pollution problems, litter and trash are usually considered the number one problem. Whether it is garbage, construction debris deliberately dropped on the roadside, or paper and debris left in a parking lot, it all travels to our rivers and lakes when it rains.

Help clean up debris and trash by showing your personal commitment to Take Action for Clean Water.

Avoid putting loose debris in the back of your pick-up truck as it blows out and does not remain in the back of the truck.

Volunteer to help clean up a stream or lake in your community.

Have your club or church group "Adopt a Stream" in the local community.

Report "illegal dumps" to your local authority.


Litter In America Scrap Tire Program
Renew Our Rivers Program National River Clean Up Week

Keep America Beautiful