Bye Bye Litter

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Bye Bye Litter

At Home and in the Wider Community Always dispose of your trash in proper receptacles.If you have children, teach them to do the same.Carry a litter bag in your vehicle so you can properly discard of wastes while you are away from home.Never throw anything from your vehicle windows.Always clean up your site after a picnic or other activity.Cover trash receptacles tightly.Secure your load if you carry loose materials in a truck. Items that blow from or fall out of vehicles create traffic hazards as well as unsightly litter.Place your weekly garbage and recycling materials for collection no more than 24 hours before scheduled collection, and make sure materials will not fall or blow out of containers.Avoid the accumulation of unsightly, unwanted materials in your yard.Pick up any litter you see in your yard, or on the sidewalk or street in front of your home.

Bye Bye Litter

"litter" includes any solid or liquid domestic or commercial waste, refuse, debris or rubbish and, without limiting the generality of the above, includes any waste glass, metal, plastic, paper, fabric, wood, food, soil, sand, concrete or rocks, abandoned vehicles, abandoned vehicle parts and garden remnants and clippings, but does not include any gases, dust or smoke or any waste that is produced or emitted during, or as a result of, any of the normal operations of the mining, building or manufacturing industry or of any primary industry;

What is Litter

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When litter is on sidewalks or along curbs, it may get washed down in to storm drains during a heavy rain. Eventually this water leads to the nearest river or ocean. If the water becomes polluted from litter we can no longer use it for drinking or recreation. Animals may mistake the items of litter floating in the water as food and could choke on them or they may get entangled in it. Litter can be very dirty. Not only does it not look nice but, it may carry germs. Some animals are attracted to areas with lots of litter. They find their food among the trash and can pick up the germs and become carriers for diseases that may make people sick. Litter is bad for the environment. It wastes our natural resources. When cans and bottles are discarded on the roadside instead of being

Why is itBad?

Wrapper free lunches- Ensuring students don't have any unnecessary wrappers.Start recycling at school- Including Paper, batteries and bottles etc.Start a garden and use food scraps as mulchHold a clean the school day to pick up rubbish around the school

Say No to Littering!!


At School

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