Litter Busters Hotline First Quarter Report
PalmettoPride announced that 273 incidences have been reported using the Litter Busters Hotline. Of the 273 incidences, the types of litter reported consisted of the following:
- 39% Litter thrown from vehicle
- 38% Smoking materials
- 12% Food wrappers
- 6% Cans and bottles
- 5% Illegal dumping
The following South Carolina counties received the most reports:
The Litter Busters Hotline allows citizens to report litter and illegal dumping through a toll-free 27/7 hotline (877-7LITTER) and mobile app. Vehicle violation reports require location, SC state license tag, model and color of vehicle and type of litter. The owner of the vehicle receives a courtesy letter from the SC Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) explaining state and local litter laws.
The SCDMV and PalmettoPride holds all information in strict confidence and the owner’s identity is not released to individuals or organizations.