How to Prevent Food from Becoming Litter

July 5, 2023

It’s summer season, and we know what that means: it’s time for more road trips with the top down, epic car playlists, and delicious salty snacks. Cruising behind the wheel, you’re heading north on the I-17 when you spot freeway trash cluttering up the view. From a rotting apple core, melted ice cream cone, and half eaten fast food burger — it’s clear that food waste doesn’t belong on Valley highways.

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Sean Stoddard stands in front of the wreck of his patrol car

“It’s awful. It’s terrible. It’s life changing.”

June 8, 2023

Crash survivor Officer Sean Stoddard urges drivers to tie down loads at the June 6 Secure Your Load Day event.

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Best Times and Places to Clean Out Your Car

April 27, 2023

Picture this: It’s Monday morning and you walk toward your vehicle for a routine commute to work. You open the car door and are forced to confront the remnants of last week’s trash: a used paper coffee cup sits empty in the cup holder, torn plastic snack wrappers lay scattered across the passenger seat, and your breakfast-on-the-go banana has become a rotting peel tucked away in the console.

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What Makes the Naughty and Nice List for Holiday Recycling?

December 15, 2022

Santa knows when you are sleeping, he knows when you’re awake, and he knows whether you’re being a good steward of the environment or a garbage-creating Grinch. It doesn’t take much to get into the holiday spirit this time of year. However, there is one thing that really can spoil the party – not recycling.

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General, Press Release

Give the Gift of Safety: Secure Your Christmas Tree

December 14, 2022

Ah, that fresh pine scent that means the holidays are here. Cut Christmas trees bring us joy and beauty, but they also can bring fines and a lifetime of regret if an unsecured tree causes a serious crash.

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Road Debris Can Be Deadly

June 6, 2022

We have all been there. Driving down the highway when suddenly a tree branch, or ladder, or piece of metal suddenly appears in our lane. It can be scary and to some, deadly.

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Press Release

Ladders? Metal? Mattresses? Road Debris Can Be Deadly

June 1, 2022

June 6 “Secure Your Load Day” highlights need for safety when hauling. You’re driving along at 60 mph when suddenly there’s a ladder in your lane. We’ve all been there, and for a number of Valley drivers each year, the consequences are deadly.

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National Nonprofit Day

August 17, 2021

In honor of National Nonprofit Day, we’re commending the vital work that both local and national organizations are doing to keep Arizona as stunning as ever.

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