TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - People hit the roads on Saturday morning to pick up litter.
The Keep Tupelo Beautiful movement inspired residents and even scouts to clean up their community.
"We found a phone, a card, cardboards, bunch of diapers...." said Walker Tate of Troop 12.
More than 600 people signed up to go outside and get the garbage off the streets as part of the community cleanup effort known as 10 For Tupelo.
10 for Tupelo is a community-wide serve day where volunteers will help clean up the community.
"We want people to know we are an all-American city, everything is beautiful here and the litter takes away from that," 10 for Tupelo Co-chair Jessie Bandre said. "We want an opportunity to clean it up and educate people from keeping litter out of their cars into our streets."
Mayor Jason Shelton said even though the city combats litter every day when the community get's involved it's a win-win.
"We combat litter every day, we have work programs, Keep Tupelo Beautiful, different things," said Shelton. "But it takes a community effort to make sure that we keep Tupelo beautiful."
As for Troop 12, the Boy Scouts know they won't be able to hit every road by themselves. However, they believe as the community continues to host service events, the job will get done.
"We're just going to try to get as much as we can," said Tate. "And hopefully inspire other people to make other people want to come out and pick up more trash.