Litter itself is enough to raise the ire of those who respect the environment, but the message behind littering is even more disturbing. It says “I don’t care about this place or anyone who lives here.”
If you’re in the habit of tossing your trash out the window or dumping your junk at the end of a rural road, you have been living by the saying, “Out of sight, out of mind”. Your actions may be saying things your mind never intended. Mend your ways. Failing to respect the environment and disrespecting the well-being of others will ultimately cause you to lose respect for yourself. It’s never too late to turn over a new leaf if you really want to make a difference.
“Litter, and it will hurt. It hurts the community, and the fines will hurt when you get caught. Half of the litter is accidental, from things blown off trucks and such, but the other half doesn’t reflect positively on the community.” Walt Thompson