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How do you like to help?

Join thousands of Texas-loving friends to clean up our roads and remind others that we don’t take kindly to litterers in the Lone Star State.

Texas Sponsor a Highway

Texas Sponsor a Highway®

Are you or your business looking for an opportunity to join the fight against litter? Sponsoring roadside cleanup is the newest form of litter prevention. And the best part is that your business gets all of the positive recognition for your contribution to the community and you don’t even have to lift a finger.



If you tend to follow your own road, why not put your name on it and make it official? All you have to do is adopt a section of a Texas roadside and clean it up four to six times a year. The first highway to be adopted was right here in Texas—now it’s your turn. And it doesn’t cost a thing.



Everyone is welcome to grab a friend and come participate in the state’s largest single-day cleanup event, organized by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), Don’t mess with Texas, and Keep Texas Beautiful.

Find Trash. Win Treasure.

30th Anniversary Trash & Treasure Hunts

Want to help keep your community litter-free while hunting for great prizes like a YETI Hopper 20 Cooler? Part trash pick-up, part treasure hunt, Don’t mess with Texas invites you to celebrate its 30th Anniversary by taking part in this special statewide event series.

Report a Litterer

Report a Litterer

Did you catch that car in front of you throwing trash out the window, or notice litter flying out of a truck bed? Here’s an easy, anonymous way to remind litterbugs they Don’t mess with Texas.