EPA | ALLSTATE SWEEPING, LLCThe EPA has recognized the multitude of benefits that street sweeping provides to the environment. Sweepers clean up pollutants and settlements on the street which reduces the amount of pollutants that enter the water.

Pollutants are collected in large amounts on streets, roads, highways and parking lots. These pollutants include trash, sediment, debris, road salt, trace metals and more. Sweeping not only reduces the amount of storm water pollutant runoff but also enhances the aesthetics of the areas that are cleaned.

The EPA recommends that municipalities and construction sites evaluate and implement a regular sweeping schedule depending on their climate conditions, traffic volume and more.

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