88.5 Million Pieces of Litter Exist on TN’s Public Roads Despite 12% Decline in Litter, Study Says

More than 88 million pieces of litter remain on Tennessee’s public roads despite a 12% decline in litter statewide, according to a new study.

The Tennessee Department of Transportation and Keep Tennessee Beautiful released data from its 2022 Tennessee Statewide Litter Study.

This study is a follow-up from previous studies conducted in 2016 and 2006, and its building on TDOT’s data-driven research that offers insights for abatement strategies and resource allocation, according to TDOT.

Read the full articles as published in WATE, WSMV, News Channel 5, Yahoo! News and AXIOS.

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