Category Archives: cleanup

THE IMPACT OF AMERICAN LITTERING*

COSTS OF LITTER ARE CONSIDERABLE Cleanup costs:  The U.S. spends almost $11.5 billion yearly.  Businesses pay $9.1 billion of this.2 Decreased property values: 7% decrease according to the National Association of Home Builders.3 Decreased local jobs:  36% of business development officials say litter impacts decisions to locate to a community.3 Lost revenue:  Litter deters a…
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ACC Plastic Reduction Group’s Suggestions. Which do you currently do?

Use Reusable Containers Carry reusable beverage containers in your car for each member of your family. At venues where you cannot bring your own water bottles, take the plastic containers provided with you for recycling and encourage others to do the same. Keep reusable bags in your car, including grocery bags containing several previously used…
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