Adopt-a-Highway Volunteers Keep Texas Beautiful One Mile at a Time

Contact: Sonja Gross

Phone: (806) 356-3256

Date: March 7, 2018

Annual Trash-Off cleanup day set for Saturday, April 7

AMARILLO – Mark your calendars and join us for the Don't mess with Texas® Trash-Off annual cleanup on Saturday, April 7. The Trash-Off encourages Texans across the state to join forces and clear Texas roadsides of trash. Millions of pieces of litter accumulate on our roadways each year, which means we need your help.

Everyone can participate! Volunteers come from all walks of life: students, business leaders, civic and non-profit organizations, individuals, families, community groups, sororities, fraternities, sports teams, military, etc. If you have some free time, please volunteer and make a difference.

The Don't mess with Texas® Trash-Off is the single largest one-day cleanup event in the state and serves as Texas’ signature event for the Great American Cleanup, the nation's largest community improvement program.

The Don’t mess with Texas Trash-Off is part of TxDOT’s litter prevention program, which includes Don’t mess with Texas, Adopt-a-Highway, and a grassroots partnership with Keep Texas Beautiful.

Join us and be a part of this great event. Your participation sends a clear message to Texans everywhere: The smallest efforts really do make the biggest difference. Take pride in the fact that you are part of making our great state beautiful.

Join this event and help us make a difference! Sign up at Keep Texas Beautiful or call 1-800-CLEAN-TX. If you're part of an Adopt-a-Highway (AAH) group, contact your district AAH coordinator, Christopher Johnson, at (806) 356-3294. For media inquiries, contact Sonja Gross, Amarillo District public information officer, at (806) 356-3256.

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