Reducing Litter

Maintaing a clean, litter-free business is an important element of customer sevice. 

Tips for Reducing Litter Around Your Business:

  • Establish a daily schedule for removing trash from the areas surrounding your building.
  • Report broken, dirty or damaged public trash containers to Andy Carlson at Andrew.Carlson@minneapolismn.gov or (612) 673-2836.
  • Establish the expectation that employees will pick up trash in or around your place of business.
  • If you have a fence, remove trapped litter from fence lines on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • If you have a parking lot, have a plan in place to keep it litter-free.
  • Consider enclosing your dumpster with a fence to minimize the amount of trash that blows out of the dumpster.
  • Instruct delivery drivers to pick up litter that falls from their trucks.