The Honey Brown Hope Foundation’s “No Trashing Trash Workers Campaign,” sponsored by Frost Bank, is hosted during “Waste and Recycling Workers Week,” June 17-24.
The commemorative week calls for everyone to:
Navigate carefully around garbage trucks because many accidents resulting in death or injuries are due to reckless drivers hitting garbage collectors.
Not fill or pack trash cans over capacity.
Wrap broken glass in newspaper before tossing it in the trash.
Sort recycling properly.
Not parking and blocking garbage truck on trash day.
Not leaving smelly or hazardous mess in an unsuitable container or bag.
Everyone is encouraged to join in the weeklong celebration by thanking trash collectors with a gift card, thank you note, a cold bottle of water on a hot day or just an in-person thank you.
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