State government grants Hunter councils $80,000 to target littering from cars

Updated November 28 2017 - 12:42am, first published 12:31am
Preventing littering from cars is the aim of the funding provided to local councils by the state government. Picture: John Veage

Hunter councils have received an $80,000 state government grant for a litter reduction program that will feature an awareness campaign for arterial roads, targeting roadside litter thrown from vehicles. Roadside litter clean-ups will be undertaken and litter counts undertaken at selected monitoring sites. Signage will be installed on the arterial roads, and a range of educational litter prevention activities will be undertaken at highway service centres.

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