Fayetteville installs litter clean-up stations along Razorback Greenway trail


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The City of Fayetteville recently installed five litter clean-up stations along the Razorback Regional Greenway in response to rising trail usage over the years, according to a release from the city on Friday.

Each litter station will be easily identifiable, containing a two-sided kiosk with a recycling can, trash can, dog waste bags, and recycled grocery sacks. The station will have a display with instructions on how to collect litter and identify which items are recyclable and which are landfill materials.

The clean-up stations are placed in approximately one-mile increments along the trail in Fayetteville and can be found at five locations where the Greenway intersects the following trails:

  • Tsa La Gi Trail
  • North Street
  • Poplar Street
  • Gordon Long Park
  • Mud Creek Trail

To use the stations, trail users must simply take two bags rom the dispenser and begin collecting trash and recyclables along the trail.

The city says COVID-19 has also increase trail usage and asks that volunteers take the following precautions:

  • Do not volunteer if you have experienced symptoms related to COVID-19 such as cough, fever or shortness of breath.
  • Wear a mask and maintain a minimum distance of 6 feet between yourself and others.
  • Cough or sneeze into your elbow or tissue and avoid touching your face.
  • Gloves are not provided at the litter stations; please bring and use gloves if you have them.
  • Thoroughly wash and disinfect hands after cleanup.

The City of Fayetteville encourages anyone collecting litter to post on social media using the hashtags #recyclesomething and #keepfayettevillebeautiful to encourage others to take action.

Click here to watch a YouTube video from the City of Fayetteville about the new kiosks.

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