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Litter and Littering

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
Do you feel that the amount of litter has increased over the years/

I think it has Sad Face I hate to see people trowing litter and if my kids do it I go mad Very happy DH is bad for doing it I'm forever picking back stuff up and shoving it in his pockets ha

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posted 1 decade 6 years ago
i hate seeing litter lying about. Angry makes the place look a mess

at the moment Joseph is very good at keeping his until he sees a bin hope he is always like that

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
where i live looks a lot better then it did when i was a kid. i do see pp drop litter from time to time not often though Very happy

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
I live on the end of our block of flats and there is an alley where loads of kids walk through to and from 2 secondary schools really close by. When we first moved here 3 and 1/2 years ago they littered terribly and it made me cross as I bet they wouldn't do outside their own homes. Any way they are now much better as teachers from the schools sometimes come down in the morning to check on them walking to school. Unfortunately there are often broken bottles and used cans left after friday/saturday nights and I think it's horrible as so many kids walk through there. I think when people do Community Service they should clean up places like this to make it cleaner and safer for children (and adults)

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
I hate litter and graffiti, its not round where I live, but where my boyfriend just to live was a lil rough and not very nice.

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
It's like that in alot of towns around here. I used to live in a town called Pawtucket in RI which was knicknamed "the bucket" and appropriatley so, there was so much litter everywhere. If anyone has ever seen the movie "Outside Providence", it was based in Pawtucket. I get so Angry ed off when I see people throw trash out of their car window. Mine just goes right to the floor of the car, then I clean it out about once a week Embarassed

posted 1 decade 6 years ago
Littering is a pet hate of mine that must have been passed down from my mum. She used to give us a clip round the ear if we threw litter away Embarassed

posted 1 decade 4 years ago
Totally agree, it makes me mad and now I sound like my gran

posted 1 decade 4 years ago
I also total agree. I have lived on my street know for 7 years and it is better than it was when I first moved in. When my children drop litter I make them go back and pick it up and I make them carry it as punishment for droppin git. I alwasy have a carrier bad on my pushchair for rubbish to be put in and then when we get to a bin I will empty the bag into the bin. I never bin the carrier bag unless it is damaged or has started to get a small hole in then it is replaced straight away with a new carrier bag.

As for graffetti, I am a bit string on that one. If the graffettia is artistic and looks reaaly good and pleasent to the eye then I don't see what the problem is but if it is not pleasent to the eyes or contains explisit imagers, racist remarks or discriminates against anyone then yes that should be removed as I don't want my hcildren seeing or reading anythig like that. We are brought in to this world how ever we are. We all come into the world the same and with living in a multi-cultural area I don't want my children to feel ashamed or affended by the people they interact with or socials with. I take my children to areas taht are graffetti areas and I love to show them and talk about thwat they feel the person that did this art is trying to say or express and then they sit down with pencils, crayons and paper on a clip board and they draw there own graffitti on the paper and we talk about there picture. I have a relative who does graffitti for people as a job. They resently went to France to do a picture on a wall at a school, they said what they wanted and the children that attended the school all did pictures that they would like to see on the wall and what there picture was stood for as a competition and only 3 of the of the entrencers got put on the wall and my relative had to choice the winning 3 imagers. He choice 3 imagers that had meaning to life, childhood and health. He worked on the wall dueing there big holiday so thatit was completed for the children going back to school and so that the smell of the spray cans had gone. It took him 2 weeks to complete the wall and the children loved it.

posted 1 decade 4 years ago
When Frank used to smoke he just used to throw his nub ends on the floor, so I had to pick them up and would always have pockets full of manky old nub ends. At school most people just throw their rubbish on the floor, so at the end of dinner and break no one is allowed back into the school until it is all cleaned up, some people try to get out of doing it by saving rubbish in their school bags to pretend they have picked some up.

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