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Litter Buster Hotline Reporting

Litter Busters Hotline Second Quarter Report

July 22, 2021

PalmettoPride announced that 744 incidences have been reported using the Litter Busters Hotline. Of the 744 incidences, the types of litter reported consisted of the following:

  • 296 Litter thrown from vehicle
  • 280 Smoking materials
  • 64 Food wrappers
  • 48 Cans or bottles
  • 39 Uncovered load
  • 17 Illegal dumping

The following South Carolina counties received the most reports:

  • Charleston
  • Greenville
  • Richland
  • Horry
  • Lexington
  • York
  • Spartanburg
  • Dorchester
  • Anderson
  • Berkeley

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.

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