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Reducing litter on roadsides

Gerry J. Forbes

Reducing litter on roadsides

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Published by Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roadside litter -- United States -- States,
  • Roadside litter -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementconsultant, Gerry J. Forbes.
    SeriesNCHRP synthesis -- 394, Synthesis of highway practice -- 394.
    ContributionsNational Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board., National Cooperative Highway Research Program., American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials., United States. Federal Highway Administration.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTE220.55 .F67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p. :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24079833M
    ISBN 100309098408
    ISBN 109780309098403
    LC Control Number2009900729

    Since the program's inception in , Tennessee volunteers have collected more than 12 million pounds of litter from Tennessee's roadsides. These valuable contributions are creating cleaner roadsides, reducing maintenance costs, and boosting litter prevention awareness in the Volunteer state. Thank you for wanting more information about Outagamie County's Adopt-A-Highway or Roundabout program. If you are interested in adopting a segment of county highway (ie lettered highway: County A, County AA, County B, etc.) or a roundabout, please continue reading below or call / Help keep Outagamie County's roadsides beautiful. News Opinion Columnists Scotland roadsides are the dirtiest they’ve ever been – Derek Robertson Last week saw a breakthrough in the fight against roadside litter.


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