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A clean community discourages litter and improves overall community quality of life. It is the
responsibility of every individual to care about his neighborhood, park, roadway, or other public
space. Don’t just believe that someone will pick up after you when you litter. Start with these actions:
Choose not to litter. Make the commitment now to join with others not to spread litter.
Remind others not to litter and explain why.
Get a litter bag for your car or portable ash receptacles to share.
Volunteer in your community. Help prevent and clean up litter-from cigarette butts to illegal
dumps.
If you see litter, pick it up.
Become part of “Keep Louisiana Beautiful.” With all of us working together, we can make a
difference.
Citizens may report litterers by calling 1-888LITRBUG, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This
hotline is maintained by the Louisiana Department
of Wildlife and Fisheries. Cingular Wireless
customers in south Louisiana area may call
*LITTER.
The offender will receive a letter from DEQ
reminding him/her that littering is illegal and asking
for help in keeping Louisiana clean. You can also
post information regarding acts of litter at
Litter-Bug.org.
For more information concerning Louisiana’s litter
abatement programs, visit the websites:
www.keeplouisianabeautiful.org and www.deq.state.la.us/assistance/litter/index/htm
ORGAN DONATION

Thousands of people are waiting for a lifesaving or life
enhancing organ, tissue or cornea transplant. When you apply
for a driver’s permit, driver’s license, or state ID card, you will
be asked whether or not you wish to register as an organ, eye
and tissue donor. Your designation will be marked on the front
of your license or ID card with a red heart.
If you register through the OMV in person, your wishes will be
indicated in the registry. You may also register online at
DonatelifeLA.org. Either method is legal documentation of
your desire to save lives.
Louisiana’s registry allows citizens to make legally binding decisions to be donors. Family consent is
required only for minors. This makes it especially important for you to have a discussion with your
family about your wishes regarding donation.
Organs and tissues that can be donated include heart, lungs, liver, kidney, pancreas, intestines, skin,
heart valves, bone and connective tissue. For eye donation, the whole eye or the cornea can be
donated. Organs are distributed for transplantation on a patient-based, fair, equitable system. Donors
are treated with the greatest care and dignity throughout the donation process.
Here is some information to help you make an informed decision:
♡ Louisiana’s registry allows citizens to make legally binding decisions to become donors. Drivers
under the age of 17 can participate in this program and register their intent.
♡ Anyone can be a potential donor regardless of age, race, or medical history.