[2015] Tyla Parsons: Littering

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Human Influence on Ecology

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[2015] Tyla Parsons: Littering

Litter can disrupt the balance of many exosystems because it can provide perfect breeding ground for many insexts and rodents that not only harm out envionment but can also carry different diseases. Many litter items are not biodegradablewhich means that their chemical decomposition takes very long time and these items can therefore create long-term damage to environment.9 billion tons of litter ends up in the ocean every year. $11.5 billion is spent every year to clean up litter.In a poll conducted in the state of Tennessee, 50% of smokers claimed they properly disposed of their cigarette butts in ash receptacles of trash cans. 75% of people admitted that they littered in the past five years. Littering cost alot of money to the goverment. West Virginia dot listed 4 sources of litter whixh include motorist, pedestrians, trucks, and boats. The most common Litter is food because people miss the trash cans.

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