Question #1 What is littering? A place untidy with rubbish or a large number of objects left lying around.
Question #2 How can you prevent littering? Carry a litterbag in your car. Make sure trash cans have lids that can be securely fastened. Tie papers in a bundle before placing them in a curbside recycling bin. Make litterbag for your friends, too. At last, volunteer to help organize a lean up.
Question #3 What causes littering? People are way to lazy to throw away their trash.
Question #4 Why do people litter? Sometimes there aren’t enough trash bins around the streets which causes people to throw away their trash on the floor.
Question #5 How much trash is picked up weekly from the streets? The amount of trash picked up weekly is 1,500 in California.
Question #6 What is the amount of littering in the ocean every year? The total amount of litter in the ocean is 9 billion tons.
Question #7 What is the total amount of trash all over the Unites States? The United States is full of litter which the amount is over 250 million.
Question #8 When people help clean the streets, how much money is spent? Since other people clean OUR trash, the amount spent for that to be possible is $11.5 billion.
Question #9 What does littering cause to people? Not only does it not look nice but, it mat carry germs. Some animals are attracted to areas with lots of litter. They find their food among the trash and can pick up the germs and become carriers for diseases that may make people sick.
Question #10 What is the amount of fast food waste thrown out and picked up? The total amount of food waste is 33% of the trash thrown out daily.
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