No Litter Hotline

You can stop litter! Call 1.888.NOLITTR (1-888-665-4887) to report littering from a vehicle.

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How No Litter Hotline works

When you see litter happening on the roadways, follow these guidelines to report the vehicle.

  1. Call 1-888-NOLITTR (1-888-665-4887) Press 1 to make a report.
  2. Please provide as much detail about the incident as possible in your report including:
    • License plate number (The plate number is critical to any follow-up action.)
    • Time and specific location the litter was thrown from the vehicle
    • Description of what was thrown from the vehicle
    • A vehicle description (color, make and model)

What Happens Next?

Reported offenders will receive a warning letter from the office of the Iowa State Patrol. The letter draws attention to their offense and sends the message that people, like you, are watching.

The letter often brings an awareness helping the offender consider their actions and reduce future offenses.

If you are willing to be contacted on this issue, please include your name, email, phone number and address along with a convenient time to reach you.