It’s time to fix litter pollution in Tennessee once and for all.
Litter is more than unattractive. It negatively and measurably impacts Tennessee’s economy, agriculture, and nature.
Many people do good work every day to clean up our state. Millions of dollars have been spent on anti-litter campaigns and hundreds of millions have been spent to pick it up. But the problem is so much bigger than the tools we have. That’s obvious on every interstate and neighborhood—in every field and stream.
We should do better. We can do better.
Let’s face it. The impacts of litter are way more than an eyesore along roadsides and riverbanks. It’s time for a comprehensive approach to address the huge scope, scale, and intricacies of litter pollution in Tennessee.