What you can do to keep Texas
- Don't transport
debris in the back of your pickup or trailer unless
it is securely covered.
- Spread the
word that illegal dumping is a crime.
Use a litterbag
in your vehicle. Besides, it keeps you vehicle from
looking like a dump.
an example by putting your trash where it belongs.
There is only one place
to legally throw your trash away on a Texas highway.
Thats in a litter barrel. Look for rest area, picnic
or a sign like this one to find a litter barrel.
trash into a dumpster use bags and secure with twist
ties before depositing. When dump trucks load the
debris it will prevent garbage from blowing out.
- Report illegal
dumping to your local or county litter abatement or
environmental health department and let them know when
litter and illegal dumping in your community are major
- Take down the
license plate numbers of any vehicles you see transporting
trash without a cover and report it to the Texas
Department of Transportation's Report a Litterer Program.
- Organize and
participate in volunteer programs such as Adopt-a-Highway,
Adopt-a-Beach, and Keep Texas Beautiful.