Drive Oklahoma’s roadways, or walk Oklahoma’s parks, and one thing becomes painfully clear: litter, in all its forms, is a big problem. Each year. Oklahoma spends millions to clean up the garbage we drop. And yet, despite the expense, people continue to carelessly discard their waste. As Oklahoma citizens, we are charged with caring for our state and all its natural resources. So remember, any excuse to litter is trash. Do your part to help Oklahoma, Keep Our Land Grand.
HIGHWAY LITTER HOTLINE
A highway litter hotline, sponsored by ODOT, is now active statewide with a toll-free number: 1-888-5-LITTER. Any person who spots someone littering can call and report the incident. Postcards then are mailed to alleged violators describing the time, date, and place, the person was spotted littering and asking the owner of the vehicle to help keep Oklahoma clean and attractive.
ROADSIDE LANDSCAPING AND BEAUTIFICATION
The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has planted nearly 1,200 acres of wildflowers statewide during the last eight years. Seeds are donated by the public and planted by ODOT crews. The ODOT Highway Tree Program will use $1.08 million in federal enhancement funds and local matching funds to plant trees along highway roadsides during the next three years.