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VILLAGE OF DIXIE INN RECEIVES 6 TRASH RECEPTACLES THROUGH KEEP LOUISIANA BEAUTIFUL GRANT TO PREVENT LITTER

by Minden Press-Herald

Dixie Inn is pleased to be selected as one of the 98 recipients of the 2023 Keep Louisiana Beautiful Trash receptacle grant program made possible with funding from the State of Louisiana and the Office of the Lieutenant Governor. Dixie Inn will install 3 trash receptacles at the Dorcheat Park and 3 trash receptacles at McClanahan Park

Through the 2023 trash receptacle grant program, Keep Louisiana Beautiful distributed 879 receptacles to 98 organizations in 40 Louisiana parishes

As part of the requirement of this grant, Village of Dixie Inn will perform a post installation litter scan and compare the data collected to preliminary scan results. Data will be shared with the public once available. 

“Litter is hurting our quality of life in Dixie Inn,says Donna Hoffoss, Mayor, at the Village of Dixie Inn. “With these new receptacles installed. We will be able to reduce litter and keep our community clean and beautiful.” 

“Recent data collected by Keep Louisiana Beautiful shows a reduction of litter by 56 percent in areas where trash receptacles are properly installed and maintained,” says Susan Russell, KLB Executive Director. “One of our organization’s key initiatives is to help build infrastructure that supports clean, beautiful communities. Funding trash receptacles is one way we do that. Congratulations to the Village of Dixie Inn for being selected as a 2023 grant recipient.” 

To learn more about Keep Louisiana Beautiful’s grant opportunities, visit www.keeplouisianabeautiful.org. The Village of Dixie Inn is pleased to be able to participate in the Keep Louisiana Beautiful grant. 

We hope to see excellent results with our new trash receptacles. We are hoping to teach a new generation of young people to care about a litter free environment. Keep Louisiana Beautiful is an anti-litter and community non-profit organization focused on achieving a clean and beautiful Louisiana through education, enforcement, public awareness, and community engagement. Keep Louisiana Beautiful is affiliated with Keep America Beautiful and comprised of statewide network of 40 Community Affiliated and seven University Affiliates.

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