Posted: Aug. 21, 2014
The 2014 litter index (amount of litter) for the City of Port St. Lucie shows that there is minimal or no litter in this city. The Keep America Beautiful Community Appearance Litter Index is a tool used to visually assess the overall appearance of communities through indicators such as litter, illegal signs, graffiti, abandoned/junk vehicles and outside storage. Each year, affiliates grade their communities during a drive-by examination, gauging the success of anti-littering education and programs.
The amount of litter in a community is rated on a scale from 1 to 4; 4 is extremely littered and 1 is minimal or no litter. Port St. Lucie received a 1.22 rating, indicating minimal or low litter. This rating has decreased significantly since 2012 when Port St. Lucie was rated as a slightly littered community.
Eliminating litter in this city is a priority and several groups are responsible for the city's low litter index:
For more information, contact:
Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Coordinator
City of Port St. Lucie