Litter in the Environment
The single most common litter item in United
States is cigarette butts. Cigarette butts make
up half of the litter.
Other common litter includes small pieces of
paper ,chip and confectionery wrappers,fast-
food packaging, bottle caps ,glass
pieces,glass alcohol bottles, plastic straws
and soft drink bottles(both plastic and metal).
THE LAWS OF LITTER
Any solid or liquid Any other material and
domestic or commercial substances or things
refuse, debris or rubbish deposited in a place. If
and, without limiting the its size, shape, nature
generality of the or volume makes the
littering. place where it is
detrimentally affect the
proper use of the place.
There is no known Most people are not
gender, age, or willing to look for a
class differentiation trash can.
in littering behavior . Also people lack of
People think that social pressure to do
some items is not the right thing.
litter like cigarettes.
Where do people litter
People litter in
urban areas, and
roadways, also it
occur at sporting
Sometime litter can
even be around your
home and local
Impacts of Litter
Reduces litter appeals at public places
including streets,parks,and waterways.
It can kill aquatic life directly an
indirectly through its impacts on water
It also can be dangerous to people
particularly when its involves such as
broken glass,needles and syringes.
What do we think of Litter
Trash is harmful it has for example:
toxic waste, and syringes that bring a
fear of illness and disease.
Litter is a issue in recycle.
Litter is wrong and bad for the
Depositing litter on land or waters in
public places or and open private
Depositing or causing someone to
deposit, advertising material of any
How to reduce litter
Reporting the details of littering from
vehicles to the local council.
Community education project.
People should never litter.