"LITTER TRASHES EVERYONE"
Aiken County Litter Enforcement's goal is to encourage all Aiken County citizens not to litter. One method is by making them aware of Litter Enforcement Laws when the occasion arises.
Enforces litter, illegal dumping,
littering from vehicles, and Community Service Program – Assign A
Illegal dumping of tires on a property, garbage/furniture
dumped on the side of the road (in the road right of way), illegal
dumping on private property, trash being thrown from or blown out of a
vehicle, and community service. Community service is ordered by the court, assigning offenders to roadways, picking up litter and debris.
Time in Jail
Community Service -- Picking up litter, Solid Waste Facilities, Parks
Litter can affect the visible beauty of our community and highways. Some of the negative effects of litter are as follows:
Potential new businesses and industries locate elsewhere
Tourism drops off
Pride in community diminishes
Health factor diminishes
Encourages criminal activity
Decrease in property value
Every resident can help reduce litter by educating themselves and their families on litter prevention, by being involved in anti-litter programs such as Adopt-a-Highway, by reporting litter offenders to County Litter Enforcement Officers, or by calling Litter Busters toll-free at 877.7.LITTER (877.754.8837).
Report illegal dumping in Aiken County by calling 803.502.9000 ext. 3704.
Adopt a Highway
Keep America Beautiful