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What You Can Do To Keep Water Clean

The majority of litter is unintentional. Help keep our landscapes free of litter by:

In late 2006, two citizens came to Mayor Ardell Brede with the idea of getting community members involved in a city-wide litter cleanup effort.  The Mayor brought a team of organizations together to plan and coordinate what would become the annual Help Make Rochester A Litter Bit Better! event. 

Since then, the program has been growing and evolving. 
For pictures, articles, registration information and more, visit the RNeighbors website.

Help Make Rochester A Litter BUTT Better!

Cigarette butts are the #1 littered item in the U.S.  Help Make Rochester A Litter Butt Better! by putting cigarette butts in an appropriate receptacle. Consider placing a designated receptacle outside your workplace and carrying a pocket receptacle for while you are out and about town. If you are interested in a free pocket receptacle, please contact Megan at or 507-328-2440.