Litter Ordinances


Keeping our communities clean.

Local litter ordinances play a big role in keeping our state clean, green and litter-free. The resources below have been compiled to help educate the public on the litter ordinances that currently exist.

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The Department of Environmental Quality has published this comprehensive Louisiana Local Government Litter Ordinance Template and Handbook. It is described as a “turnkey, how-to guide with time-tested solutions for developing and implementing a litter control program in municipal and parish governments.” This handbook was created by the dedicated members of the Louisiana Aquatic Litter Alliance.

Louisiana Local Government Litter Ordinance Template and Handbook