- Water pollution
- Rats and other vermin - Rats thrive in
litter and those with fleas carry disease.
- Business investment
- the collection and disposal of litter makes enormous demands on the human and
financial resources of the County Council
of Area - the appearance of litter seriously undermines the good image of the
area, damages the environment and spoils the appearance of otherwise attractive
- Community Pride
- Lack of respect
suffer by swallowing or choking on litter. Many animlas are also injured or killed
trying to get food littered on the road.
are reported to be dying after getting stuck in McDonalds ice cream cartons which
have been thrown away. The hogs are attracted to the smell of the ice cream but
when they go for a lick their prickly spines mean they can't get out. It's said
many have been found dead or dying with their heads stuck in the dome-shaped carton.