North Carolina Department of Transportation said crews, contractors and volunteers have picked up more than 3 million pounds of trash since the start of the year.
Now, NCDOT is looking for volunteers to continue the effort.
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From April 10 to 24, the department is holding a Spring Litter Sweep--a biannual event to encourage more people to help keep the state clean.
Learn how to volunteer here; as a volunteer you'll get supplies including trash bags, gloves and safety vests.