Minimize Water Supply Contaminants

Reducing pollution and particulate matter that enter our sewer and storm drainage system. Collecting cigarette butts and other litter is a simple way to minimize water supply contaminants outdoors.

Why this Matters

For My Organization

Minimizing water supply contaminants has financial, environmental, and health benefits. For instance, destructive pollution or particulate matter in your organization's plumbing system can be very costly to fix, and contaminants in the water supply can be unhealthy for you and your employees.

For New Orleans

The population and ecosystems of New Orleans are healthier when contaminants are kept out of the water system.

Resources

Cost

$0 to $20 for outdoor ashtray
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