Did you know that in 2011 volunteers picked up 174,240 pounds of litter from Duval County streets and roads? That’s more than 87 tons of trash!
Hey - Check it out. If you want to know more about trash, the websites listed below are da bomb!
Webpages available on WWW.COJ.NET The Official City of Jacksonville Website!
Clean It Up, Green It Up
Want to Un-Trash Jacksonville? The City can help you, your friends and adults plan neighborhood cleanups. Find out more here.
City of Jacksonville Environmental Protection Board
This board develops regulations necessary for administration and enforcement of the city's environmental laws. The EPB also conducts public outreach programs for schools, teachers, civic and private organizations.
City of Jacksonville Solid Waste
Providing environmentally sound and cost effective solid waste and recycling services. Check out the Do's and Don'ts for helping to keep trash in its place.
Anti-Litter Sites Available on the World Wide Web
Environmental Explorers' Club
The U. S. EPA's website for kids. A source for exploring your environment and learning about neat things you can do to protect it. Features games, pictures, stories and other fun things.
Did you know a cigarette butt thrown on the ground could stay there up to 5 years!?! Learn more about reducing cigarette litter across the United States on this very cool site.
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Look under 'studies' to find the 2002 Making Jacksonville A Clean City report to the citizens of Northeast Florida (3.52mb/pdf 28 pgs). This is a fantastic resource for school projects.
Making every day Earth Day!
Kids Against Marine Litter
Learn about the marine environment and how to protect the waters of our world.
Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
A national nonprofit organization whose network of more than 500 local, statewide and international affiliate programs educates individuals about litter prevention and ways to reduce, reuse, recycle and properly manage waste materials.
Keep Florida Beautiful
Florida's statewide anti-litter program.
A comprehensive site featuring loads of information on Eco-friendly resources for everyday living.
Don't Mess With Texas
Nationally recognized anti-litter campaign.