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Energy and Environment Cabinet

Division of Waste Management
Recycling and Local Assistance Branch

Litter Abatement

In 2016, county and city governments removed 713,379 bags of litter on 180,697 miles of roadways. Most of the items found on roadways are plastic bottles and food containers.

grant Program

Applications for Illegal Dump and Litter Abatement Grants Sought by Division of Waste Management

Click here for complete press release.

Litter abatement grant funding is available to county and city governments. The deadline to apply for 2018 funding is Nov. 1, 2017. 

 Revised application and support materials

The following documents are not required but are provided solely for the information and convenience of the grant recipients in tracking program activities and expenditures:

Did your county or city receive a litter abatement grant?
Click on the following link: Counties and cities that received litter abatement grants in 2016

Contact your county solid waste coordinator or judge/executive if a county road has a litter problem. 
Contact your mayor if a city road has a litter problem.
 
Criminal Littering Statutes: