Article by WIVK
The Tennessee Department of Transportation continues its mission to prevent and reduce litter statewide by launching the next phase of Nobody Trashes Tennessee, the state’s official litter prevention campaign.
TDOT removed 21 million pounds of litter from roadways and cleaned up over 4,000 illegal roadside dumps last year. TDOT spends $19 million annually on litter pickup. This next phase of the campaign includes expanded statewide public education initiatives and additional resources and support for TDOT’s 95 county partners. A key feature is the introduction of characters that tell the story of the Tennessee litter problem from a personal perspective – featuring literal pieces of trash that can talk.