Where does that litter go?
- Rainfall washes litter into storm drains.
- Storm drains lead to the nearest body of water and dump litter into our North Texas creeks and rivers.
- Those creeks and rivers drain into area reservoirs, which happen to be the source of our drinking water supplies.
A Few Facts
- Motorists generate 52% of litter along roadways and highways.*
- On average there are 51 billion pieces of litter found on roadways, that’s 6,729 items alone per mile of roadway!**
- Litter cleanup costs the U.S. more than $11.5 billion each year – The Metroplex racked up around $23M in litter cleanup costs.***
- Reverse Litter. "Recycle facts." [Online] 29 October 2013.
How To Join: Students must fill out the extracurricular form and have parents sign it. We meet Tuesdays - 4:00 to 4:30 one time per month. Club Activities: Usually 2nd Tuesday of each month - Students usually will be learning programming skills and helping with the school paper recycling program.
These students have been helping with recycling paper for the whole school. Good Job!
Environmental Awareness Club- Meet on Club Days