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How can we encourage people to pickup trash in our neighborhoods? Clean spaces result in less crime.


The "broken window theory" not only applies to the importance of keeping our homes maintained, it's applicable to keeping our neighborhoods clear of garbage. Once a little trash is tossed and neglected, more piles around it. This encourages vandalism. I think we must start with ourselves, setting an example for the neighborhood. Keeping our lawns clear. Next occasionally pick up trash in our surrounding areas. Going on a brisk morning walk while carrying a small plastic bag, wearing gloves or using a long reach grabber is a great workout which also beautifies your city!

 

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    Rain San Martin (rainsanmartin) 2 years ago

    Thank you for your answer Grace.