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In addition, all vessels on marine waters south of Interstate Highway 10 (I-10) must:

  • Have on board a clearly marked, closed container for proper disposal of waste, trash, and other garbage. Closed containers must be sealed and of sufficient size for the number of people on board and length of the cruise. Examples of closed containers include clearly labeled cans with lids or water tight garbage bags with appropriate ties.
  • Display a sign informing all on board that it is illegal to dispose of waste, trash, and other garbage into the marine waters of Mississippi.
Mississippi Garbage Disposal Sign

Mississippi Garbage Disposal Sign

Vessels on Mississippi’s marine waters south of I-10 must display a sign informing all on board that it is illegal to dispose of waste, trash, or other garbage into the water.