Focus On Land & Waste
Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup Program Information

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Several measures can be used to prevent illegal disposal from occurring. In some cases, efforts must be increased to prevent on-going illegal dumping.

The following list contains methods which may be helpful in creating an awareness that illegal dumping is not acceptable and prevent on-going illegal dumping from continuing.

  • Post No Dumping Signs

  • Restrict Access by Erecting Fences, Locking Gates, or Closing Roads Popular for Dumping

  • Publicize Initiatives for Enforcement of Violators

  • Successfully Prosecute Violators

  • Provide Education through Schools, Bill Boards, Public Service Announcements

  • Encourage Reporting of Illegal Dumping Activities

  • Determine Cause of Dumping and Implement Preventive Measures Targeting the Cause

If you use a particular method which has reduced illegal dumping, please share it with others.