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The Litter Reduction Task Force
Signage for Commercial Properties

Formed in 2003.The Litter Reduction Task Force is a joint committee within Waterloo Region and members from three area municipalities, Regional Government, MTO, and local education institutions.

The Task Force's mandate is to develop effective anti-litter programs that focus attention on the increasing and troubling litter issue.

Our Solution:

Public Education. Waste reduction and litter prevention interventions in public places. A combination of strategies is already underway promoting our key message:

The Only Cure for Litter is You

Examples of Promotions to Date:

  • Signs with Logo affixed to Adopt-a-Road Signs, Highways, Regional roads
  • Posters for GRT Buses; Stickers on municipal fleet vehicles
  • Youth posters for universities, colleges, high schools, public schools
  • Stickers on garbage cans in city parks, signs on trails and major routes
  • Teen Beat Radio ads targeting high school kids

How You Can Help:

Help to support and broaden our key message into commercial, industrial and institutional facilities by promoting our message on your property with the use of exterior signage.

Sign Requirements:

It is your responsibility to install and maintain the signs. Sign locations have to be in an area you have authority over; not block the vision triangle; and, follow local signage By-Laws.

Where Signs Can Be Purchased:

Please call in advance to arrange.

Region of Waterloo Waste Management Facility (Administration Office, Gate 1)
925 Erb St. West, Waterloo.
Tel: 519-575-4400 ext. 8422

The Only Cure for Litter is You - 24x24 Sign
24 x 24 sign = $40
The Only Cure for Litter is You - 17x11 Sign
17 x 11 sign = $20

Contact Information:

Kathleen Barsoum
Region of Waterloo
Waste Management Division
519-575-4400 x8422
bkathlee@region.waterloo.on.ca
Rhonda Larsh
City of Waterloo
Public Works Services
519-747-8606
RLarsh@city.waterloo.on.ca