Trash taking over streets and highways on the Coast

74 views – Jazell Ladner – 2023-01-05 17:29:30

You can’t get far driving without seeing trash along the highway or streets on the Gulf Coast.

has tried for many years to decrease the litter that seems to be coming from residents.

MDOT has created three programs to combat trash: the sheriff’s inmate program, which brings inmates out to pick up trash. The second program is through the Adopt-A-Highway, which civic groups or organizations have an opportunity to help clean.

Last, MDOT visits schools to teach youth about how litter impacts the environment.

The debris is also causing problems from MDOT works that…

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