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Coming To An OMV Near You

Studies have found that motorists are responsible for approximately 53% of all roadside litter. Litter thrown out the car window doesn’t stay there long. It either blows back onto the roadway, creating a hazard for other unsuspecting motorists, gets stuck in roadside vegetation, or travels into a waterway where it is consumed by hungry wildlife

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Love the Boot, Don’t Pollute

First Lady Donna Edwards and Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Dr. Chuck Carr Brown proudly unveiled Louisiana’s new anti-litter amongst throngs of environmental enthusiasts gathered for the Keep Louisiana Beautiful annual state conference at the end of September. After unveiling the slogan at the conference, Mrs. Edwards and Dr. Brown appeared outside and carefully placed

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2016 Keep Louisiana Beautiful State Conference Highlights

Keep Louisiana Beautiful proudly hosted its 13th annual state conference at the end of September, bringing together environmental enthusiasts, non-profit organizations, government officials, and affiliate organizations from across the state together to advocate for a cleaner, greener Louisiana. This year’s event featured some of our state’s highest elected officials that have taken a stance for our mission. On the first day of the

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Louisiana’s Everyday Heroes Lauded by Lieutenant Governor Nungesser

BATON ROUGE, LA. – Nearly 140 guests arrived at the Heidelberg Ballroom in the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center last month to honor those hailed as Everyday Heroes by Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) for their extraordinary efforts in furthering the organization’s mission to “promote personal, corporate and community responsibility for a clean and beautiful Louisiana.” After

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Digging in to Rocksey’s Toolbox

On the last day of the 2016 Keep Louisiana Beautiful Conference, KLB Executive Director Susan Russell unveiled Rocksey’s Toolkit, our eagerly anticipated environmental education program that supplies Louisiana’s next generation, grades K-4, with information that empowers them to be environmental problem-solvers in their own communities. With the assistance of adorable Rocksey the Raccoon, these lessons will

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