OpEd: Litter Education – The first step towards changing our cultural attitude of environmental disregard


OpEd: Litter Education – The first step towards changing our cultural attitude of environmental disregard

Susan Russell / Executive Director, Keep Louisiana Beautiful
At a time when our national and state politics are fraught with partisan discord, it’s significant to note that there are some policies that find favor on both sides of the aisle. Such a case occurred last month, when House Bill 111, which calls for the incorporation of litter education into the K-5 curriculum, received unanimous support from the House and Senate — to a round of applause. The bill was signed into law earlier this month as Louisiana Act 72, and Governor Edwards gave it his executive approval surrounded by Keep Louisiana Beautiful …

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