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									Litter in the Environment

            By:
        Brandy Smith
       Jasmine Taylor
             Litter
 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
                                deposited disorderly
                                detrimentally affect the
                                proper use of the place.
             Who Litters
 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
                               national parks,
                               urban areas, and
                               roadways, also it
                               occur at sporting
                               events.
                              Sometime litter can
                               even be around your
                               home and local
                               school.
      http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/litter/factsab
      outlitter.htm#wholitters
    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
  quality.
 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
  environment.
    Littering Offences
 Depositing litter on land or waters in
  public places or and open private
  places.
 Depositing or causing someone to
  deposit, advertising material of any
  vehicle.
    How to reduce litter
  Community involvement.
 Reporting the details of littering from
  vehicles to the local council.
 Community education project.
 People should never litter.
              Reference

  http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/litter/factsaboutlitter.htm#wholitters

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/litter/litterlaws/litterlaws.htm

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/litter/takingaction.htm

 http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/litter/research.htm

 http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/litter/factsaboutlitter.ht
 m#wholitters

								
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