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Endangered, Vulnerable, and Threatened Species

Who does littering hurt?


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November 06, 2007 10:55AM

It hurts everyone. Its cleanup is costly, taking valuable tax dollars away from other programs.

Littering does not hurt any"body" it hurts wildlife and the environment

Littering hurts everyone. If many people litter, besides the obvious problems associated with cleaning up after them, they also send a message that isn't always perceived in a way that people tend to recognize. The message is that it is okay to litter and not take any individual responsibility for the state of the world we live in. Many people use the negative example of others to justify their own behavior, such as littering. Everybody (plants,humans etc.) is affected (hurt) by littering, because it causes pollution to our enviroment.