The Problem Of Litter Lying Along Roadways Essay

1314 Words May 10th, 2016 null Page
The best way to keep roads and highways clean is have communities provide recycling bins, cheaper trash services, and educate the public about the problem of litter. The problem of litter lying along roadways is an everyday problem in Licking County, Ohio. The trash is making us look like we don’t care about our community and the roadways that we travel on a daily basis. The people are affected the most because tax dollars go up for a litter crew to go out and pick up the trash that people could have taken care of themselves. Trash has and always will be a problem for everyone. So much is produced in a day by one person. Many things have been implemented to try, but they aren’t working well along roadways. In large and even small cities, communities and small villages they are working to give recycle bins and more trash cans for the people to cut back on trash laying around on the ground. Litter is a choice, it is not something you are forced to do. People litter as a conceive to them and not the environment. No one as a tourist wants to look at trash laying around Licking County, however, according to the JB Green Team “once litter is on the ground, it attracts more litter. A clean community, by contrast, can discourage littering and improve community appearance and quality of life.” (Illegal Dumping & Litter, n.d., para 2). Litter is ugly and a clean, litter free community is much better to look at over trash in any place not just our community that we live in. If the…

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