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  • SCDOT volunteers picked up over 22,000 bags of litter across the state Mar. 14.
    SCDOT volunteers picked up over 22,000 bags of litter across the state Mar. 14.

SCDOT cleans up 22,000 bags of litter

Hundreds of South Carolina Department of Transportation employees collected litter along highways across South Carolina yesterday.

They collected 22,042 bags of litter during SCDOT’s “Spring Spruce Up,” an effort to clean our highways and bring attention to the problem of littering.

The total is up from SCDOT’s 2018 “Spring Spruce Up,” which netted 20,170 bags of litter.

Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall said Thursday's Spring Spruce Up is a “call to action" of every South Carolinian to fight litter. She urges all motorists to "stash their trash" until reaching their destination where it can be disposed of properly.

SCDOT reminds the public that litter impacts everyone in South Carolina. Litter is an eyesore and can hurt our economic development and job creation.

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