Avoid littering

THE latest method of begging in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and no doubt other cities is to approach stopped cars with a black plastic garbage bag asking for the litter in your car to be removed for a donation. I regret that as useful a service as this may appear to be, the garbage bag is ultimately emptied at the side of the road where it poses a new pollution problem.

As much as I do not advocate not giving the person something, which is naturally your own choice, I do recommend that you desist from handing over your litter for misdirected dispersal elsewhere.

Conor Ward, Addo

One thought on “Avoid littering

  • June 13, 2014 at 11:16 am

    you have a good point. i use a garbage bag in my car and then dipose of this at home as it is my responsibility. Dallas


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