We accumulate a lot of trash while we’re traveling, whether at the airport or during a road trip. Try these tips below on your next trip.
1. Pack A Snack
Try to eliminate the number of single-use plastics you use. Instead of buying a pack of chips on the road, pack a snack at home and bring it with you. Try using a reusable plastic container, or beeswax wraps to pack your goodies.
2. Use A Reusable Water Bottle
Take a reusable water bottle with you on your trip. Places like airports and rest stops have filtered water stations for you to refill. This action alone can avoid dozens of single-use plastic bottles from being used.
3. Bring Your Own Shampoo
We know it’s super fun to use all the travel-sized shampoo and conditioner in hotels, but think about how many single-use plastics are getting thrown away when you use them every day of your stay. Try using a shampoo bar, which is reusable and helps the environment a little at a time.
Keep your lovely city clean with TRWD! Join them at the bi-annual trash bash, which helps to keep the river and the city clean, but they can’t do it alone. We would love for you to volunteer to help create a cleaner and more positive environment in Tarrant County.
September 21, 2019
Community Cleanup: 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
After Party at Coyote Drive-in: 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
What’s Going On?
Lend a helping hand, and help clean up your local communities at these events in your neighborhood, because, #LitterIsNotInvited.
Cedar Creek Cleanup
Let’s come together on September 28th at the lake we all love!
Love participating in cleanups all over DFW? Join in the fun for the Cedar Creek Community Cleanup (1 hour east of Dallas). Various points along Cedar Creek Lake need your attention and help to collect discarded debris and litter. By joining forces as a community, the lake will be protected well into the future. After the cleanup, stick around for family fun at the after-party.
Tri-City Lakeshore Cleanup
On October 5th join, Keep Dallas Beautiful, Keep Garland Beautiful and Keep Rowlett Beautiful as they partner together to host the 3rd Annual Tri-City Cleanup of Lake Ray Hubbard as part of the Keep Texas Waterways Clean Program. Volunteers from the entire DFW area are invited to join them in cleaning up the litter that flows down Rowlett Creek and washes onto the shoreline.
Lake Ray Hubbard, which borders both Garland and Rowlett, is home to over 31 different species of birds and is an important water supply for the City of Dallas.
Neighboorhood Litter Stomp
Stomp out litter with the city of Fort Worth on October 19th. Neighborhood Litter Stomp is a citywide volunteer litter cleanup hosted by Keep Fort Worth Beautiful every fall. Fort Worth wants residents and businesses to focus on beautifying their surrounding community. Get your friends, family, and neighbors together and clean your local park, school or block.
Get Involved Locally
Our communities need all of us to help to create a better, litter-free neighborhood and world! Below you’ll find opportunities for you to lend a helping hand to help keep our cities beautiful.