Littering in America

BY:ALEXIS CRUZ PER.6

What Is Litter?

Litter-

objects strewn or scattered about; scattered rubbish.

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Why Do People Litter?
They can’t be bothered or are too lazy to find a bin. •They have no sense of pride in their community.

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There is a lack of education / poor parenting of young people.

Who is more likely to Litter?

Research also shows that individuals under 30 are more likely to litter than those who are older. Pet owners-they are more likley to litter because they walk their dogs and don’t bother to even pick up the dogs poop. Smokers- they are likley to litter because they through used cigerits

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Advantages of Littering?

‘’ Throughout this summary, we differentiate between litter (the item) and littering (the behavior). Litter is any piece of misplaced solid waste, and it can range in size from tiny bits of paper to large appliances and automobiles. While litter accumulates in all areas of the country, roadways are a particular focal point.’’

Acts of Littering

Changing a common behavior, like littering, starts with you. Each person must accept responsibility for their actions and influence the actions of others around them at home, at school, in your place of business, and in the community at large For over 30 years, KAB has successfully pursued a behavioral approach to

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Disadvantages of Littering?

‘’Unsightly smelly unsanitary cost for clean up contributing to the delinquency of an are ait may catch on, further litter to be pollutants leaching into the soil, water supply animals consuming bad things poison, undigestible, etc...animals suffering - like getting trapped in soda pack rings, fishing line growing around thier necks and into their skin, etc...litter travels via wind if a place looks gross and unkempt property values and other

Strategies to Prevent People From Littering

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‘’Research and experience have shown that litter is the result of individual behavior— choosing to litter or being careless in the handling of waste. And once litter is on the ground, it attracts more litter. A clean community, by contrast, can discourage littering and improve community appearance and quality

I Pledge To…
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I pledge to not litter,  I pledge to pick up trash around me  I pledge to go green