So why do I see things like this? What is wrong with our society that people find it so much easier to roll down their windows and toss that gum wrapper, soda can or cup, dirty diaper, etc. out the window instead of dropping it in a trash can at their destination? I just don't understand it. The photo above was at a camp ground and of course this is just pure laziness as is all trash that is carelessly tossed around.
Sure there are fines but it is pretty difficult to enforce when you know not where it came from. We have roadside crews that provide litter patrol for community service. There is a youth patrol hired each summer by the Oregon Department of Transportation. We also have many groups that are in the Adopt A Highway program. Yet still I see along every road and freeway litter on a weekly basis. Every day something new seems to find it way along the side of our country road. It makes me sick to see all this even with all the good and concerned people out there trash is still building up.
When are people going to wake up?