Volunteer: Line Creek Watershed Litter Cleanup

Saturday, October 14, 9:00 AM – Noon Northland KCMO, Line Creek Watershed Litter Cleanup Barrybrooke Clubhouse 8250 NW Barrybrooke Dr. Kansas City, MO 64151   Volunteer to clean up litter with us in the Line Creek Watershed in the northland. We’ll be working near Barrybrooke on the Lake to prevent litter from entering Line Creek! … Continued

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Volunteer: Buckeye Creek Watershed Litter Cleanu

Chouteau Crossing and Chaumiere Woods Park Business District Cleanup, Buckeye Creek Watershed Saturday, September 9, 9:00 AM – Noon Great Opportunity for Groups!   Volunteer to clean up litter with us in the business district near Chouteau Trafficway and I-35 in Kansas City, Missouri!  Working in pairs, we will document litter to determine the most … Continued

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No ifs, ands or butts:

Put out your cigarettes, then put ’em in the trash! According to the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program (CLPP), a Keep America Beautiful Initiative, cigarette butts are still the most littered item in the US despite the steep decline in smoking rates in recent decades. One problem the CLPP found is that many smokers don’t think of cigarettes … Continued

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Litter is a drag!

  Each year in America it is estimated that more than 165,000,000,000 (yes, that’s Billion!) cigarette butts end up as litter! 80% of butts on the ground find their way into our water systems and detract from the quality of our drinking water. Cigarette butts can leach chemicals such as cadmium, lead and arsenic into … Continued

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