Do wear light or brightly colored, protective clothing as well as gloves and hard-soled, substantial, high-top leather shoes or boots with good ankle support.
Do wear sunscreen.
Do wear a long-sleeved top and long pants. A hat is optional.
Do face oncoming traffic while on foot and look up often to monitor approaching vehicles.
Do stay alert for bees, fire ants, poison ivy/oak, and other noxious insects and weeds.
Do be prepared to move out of the way quickly in an emergency.
Do watch your footing. Stay off loose stones and steep slopes.
Do place filled and tied trash bags where Clean City Crews can easily retrieve them.
Do provide proper adult supervision for children at all times. No person under the age of 12 is allowed to assist unsupervised in litter removal from public street’s, persons between the ages of 9 and 12 may participate if there is one adult present for every eight participants in this age category.
Do fill out your Tally Sheet and mail or fax it back to Solid Waste and Recycling after each clean up.
Don’t exit from a motor vehicle into oncoming traffic.
Don’t attempt to overfill, compact or stuff trash bags. Injuries from broken or jagged objects may result. Fill bags with what goes in easily, then start a new bag.
Don’t over-exert yourself. Drink plenty of water, especially on warm, humid days.
Don’t horseplay or do anything that will distract passing vehicles or other volunteers.
Don’t pick up litter in foul weather.
Please Don’t pick up the following, call 3-1-1:
Broken automotive batteries
Bulging or dented containers
Containers leaking unknown substances
Pesticide or herbicide containers
Gas cans, oil or antifreeze