Visual pollution is a major effect of litter. Open containers such as paper cups,
cardboard food packets, plastic drinks bottles ...
Nov 29, 2012 ... My issue is about littering in public places and how it can effect the environment.
First, let me start off by saying, we have all seen litter.
It costs residents and local, state and federal governments millions of dollars to
pick up litter, reverse the effects of littering and prevent litter. The monetary cost ...
If we don't care about litter on our street, in our parks or on our high streets, we
are unlikely to care about other environmental issues that negatively impact on ...
Jun 14, 2008 ... California spends 1 Billion dollars annually on litter clean up-100000 sea
mammals and turtles are killed by plastic litter every year.
Entanglement: Marine animals may be harmed by marine litter/debris when they
get entangled. Around the world, people have reported entanglement for ...
When litter is on sidewalks or along curbs, it may get washed down in to storm ...
becomes polluted from litter we can no longer use it for drinking or recreation.
Nov 16, 2010 ... Of course, the environmental effects of litter are well known. Trash in the streets
gets blown into the sewer system. From there, it clogs up the ...
Jan 14, 2013 ... Littering and illegal dumping of domestic waste in all of its forms should be
avoided in order to protect the population and the environment.
Dear EarthTalk: What is the impact of all the littering that individuals do, largely
from their cars and on highways? What can I do to help clean it up? How can we