Baton Rouge Parents Magazine

How Can Visiting Your Local Library Help Solve Louisiana’s Litter Problem?

Keep Louisiana Beautiful and the Louisiana Office of the Lt. Governor are proud to introduce “Get Down & Clean Up”— an innovative program aimed at empowering library cardholders to take action against litter. 

Local libraries across Louisiana are stepping up as hubs of environmental stewardship by offering students and their families an extraordinary opportunity: to check out litter cleanup kits for one week. Equipped with essentials such as safety vests, litter grabbers, trash bags, and clear instructions, participants are empowered to roll up their sleeves, hit the streets, and make a tangible impact on their neighborhoods. 

“Get Down & Clean Up” not only transforms libraries into catalysts for community engagement but also provides children with meaningful developmental opportunities including:

Go as a family to your local library and check out supplies to care for your community. Adult supervision is required for children. To learn more about this unique and exciting opportunity, click HERE.

André du Broc is a published children’s author, political humorist, television baking personality and creative copywriter for Red Six Media in Baton Rouge.