Have your say on litter problems
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Have your say on litter problems

If you want to do something about littering and the illegal dumping of rubbish, you are invited to contribute your views and opinions to a plan that will help to protect East Gippsland’s natural environment.
Gippsland East Nationals MP, Tim Bull is encouraging concerned residents to participate in an on line survey that will assist with education, awareness and enforcement initiatives as well as improved litter infrastructure, to address local litter and illegal dumping issues.
“The Regional Litter and Illegal Dumping Plan will identify and prioritise the top five litter and illegal dumping issues for our region and develop an action plan that can be used to apply for external funding as it becomes available,” said Mr Bull.
“While littering attitudes and behaviours have improved, we need continued action to reduce littering and illegal dumping in East Gippsland.
“We are lucky to live in an area that is known for its natural beauty but we need to ensure we are doing everything we can to make sure these attributes are protected.
“I am often dismayed to see the amount of litter that has accumulated on roadsides or just left in parks and on riverbanks.
“While I find it infuriating people still toss litter on to the roadsides or leave it in public areas, I congratulate those community minded folk who participate in organised clean-up day campaigns or just quietly pick up after others.
“This is a persistent problem so by having your say you can make a difference to the environmental, social, economic and health and safety outcomes of our region.”