SHREVEPORT, LA - Dozens of towns all around Louisiana will be getting some help to reduce litter. Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) has announced the winners of the Trash Receptacle Grant program.

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What Is the Goal of This Program?

Keep Louisiana Beautiful is hoping this program will help reduce litter in public spaces by providing high-quality trash receptacles in communities throughout Louisiana. The numbers show littering drops by more than 75% in areas where trash cans are readily available.

KLB has been working on strategies to help bring back clean and beautiful communities. Efforts to fund trash cans is one of the ways to help with this across the state.

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Here Are the Northwest Louisiana Communities Getting New Trash Cans:

Bienville Town of Gibsland

Caddo Village of Ida

DeSoto City of Mansfield

Natchitoches Keep Natchitoches Beautiful Natchitoches Town of Campti

Sabine Town of Zwolle

Webster Town of Sibley

Webster City of Springhill

Dozens of other communities around the state also will be getting help. Click here to see the full list.

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Catherine Yeulet

Keep Louisiana Beautiful has handed out awards in 40 parishes and more than 70 communities. 628 trash receptacles will be handed out.

This is the second year the KLB Trash Receptacle Grant program has been made available to Louisiana parishes, municipalities, state agencies, governmental entities, political subdivisions, public universities and colleges, and KLB Affiliates in good standing. Last year, 879 trash receptacles were awarded.

How to Report Litter?

If you witness littering or illegal dumping violations, report those responsible by calling LDWF’s anti-litter hotline at 888-LIT-R-BUG (888-548-7284).

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