Volunteers participating in the roadside pick-up must:

  • Obey and abide by all laws
  • Make arrangements for off road parking
  • Park as far away as possible from the highway.
  • Sort litter into four different categories:
    • Glass
    • Plastic
    • Metal
    • Other refuse
  • Wear an orange safety vest, gloves, and have sun protection
  • Not pick up litter on the road surface or paved or gravel shoulders
  • Ensure that no individual under the age of twelve (12) is present at the work site.
  • Suspend litter pick-up in inclement weather
  • Ensure that no pets are present
  • Flag closed containers, heavy objects, or suspected hazardous materials
  • Surrender items of value (wallet, purse, camera etc…) found on MTO property
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