Think Before You Throw - Where Does it Go?
Think Before You Throw, is a campaign that was launched in 2009 to address the challenge of litter in our community. The campaign aims to share with area residents how to properly dispose of litter and the problems that arise when this is not done.
As City government, we know how important it is to preserve our natural resources. We’ve been proactive in picking up litter across the City, but the increasing presence of it on City streets and rights-of-ways is a challenge. Despite the efforts of City cleaning crews and organizations, such as Keep Tallahassee Leon County Beautiful, litter continues to detract from the natural beauty of our community and drives property values down. Litter also ends up in area lakes, rivers, and streams and affects wildlife, human health, and the water we use.
The Think Before You Throw (TBYT) program is comprised of three components to address these concerns: