Litter Pick-Up

Although Adopt-a-Highway began in 1948 in Tyler, Texas, this program has been a project of SMGC for many years. W.O. Ezell began an anti-litter program in the schools and with local businesses in the early 1970s. SMGC began litter pick-up in 1974.

Litter pick-up occurs three or four times a year. Volunteers walk both sides of the street picking up debris and placing it in orange plastic bags in coordination with similar service groups in the city. Once the trash is picked up, the City collects the orange bags.

Our section of highway runs along North Pine Street from the western edge of Pinewood Shopping Center to Palmetto Street at South Pine Street.

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