BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – Every weekend, East Baton Rouge’s (EBR) City-Parish Department of Maintenance leads a litter clean-up event, and from the start of 2022 until August, workers have collected a total of 12,677 bags of litter.

EBR Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced Monday (August 29) that over the weekend, workers collected 488 bags of litter from various locations including Downtown, the Mississippi River Levee, underneath I-110, Prescott Road, South Choctaw Drive, College Drive at I-10, North Acadian Thruway at I-10, and more.

During the last weekend in August, the work was accomplished by community service workers and the City-Parish Department of Maintenance East Drainage Lot.

Click here to learn more about how locals can volunteer in weekly clean-up efforts helmed by the City-Parish government.