Week of June 2, 2019

Each spring I walk with bag in hand and pick up litter that has accumulated along our roads and in the wetlands.  I hate looking at garbage and it takes just a few hours to do the job.  It is strange what people dispose of.  I suspect a “plastics archaeologist” would have a heyday analyzing all the refuse.  Most of it is beverage containers (empty and unopened), but things like stereos, diapers and shoes were picked up as well.  The wetlands get the bulk of the trash.

Maybe folks think if they can’t see it, it does not exist.

Fortunately, most people know how to dispose of their garbage properly.  Thanks to all who do, including those who pick up after their dogs.