Have you ever asked yourself if it was illegal to dump trash in a dumpster that didn’t belong to you? Well, the answer is Yes! You could face fines or a class 1 felony. Public dumping is harmful to businesses, homeowners and the environment in many different ways. Just don’t do it! If you see individuals or companies illegally dumping, please report it. We may not be able to prevent it from ever happening again, but we can all do our part to support our communities.
There are some ways to prevent people from throwing things in your container. Here are a few tips that may help.
- Place a tarp or some type of cover over it
- Have the container in a place that isn’t easily accessible to everyone
- Keep the area where the container is placed well lit
Don’t dump your junk, let A1 help you be responsible and take care of your debris. You will feel better knowing you disposed of your trash in the right way.