“I feel the best solution is for the city, county or state government to impose and enforce a law on property, home and business owners to routinely clean up around their property, including the sidewalk and street.”
“Do we not see this trash and how it impacts everyone’s quality of life or do we just not care? Let’s begin to see the trash, and then ask for better for our city, our families, our guests and ourselves.”
“As residents of Asheville, let’s be proud of our city and stop acting like cigarette butts and chewing gum are not litter — they are!”
“One of the primary responsibilities of health departments is to prevent the spread of communicable diseases.”
If a teenager drives by and tosses a used soda bottle in one driveway, he can be fined hundreds of dollars for littering. If the Asheville Citizen-Times drives by and tosses a plastic bag filled with advertising circulars in thousands of driveways, why isn't the Citizen-Times fined for littering? — Thomas Peterson Asheville Editor’s note: […]
I never realized how big of a problem littering was in Asheville until I got a puppy. Taking her for a walk is a near-constant struggle to steer her away from broken glass, cigarette butts, fireworks, piles of dog crap and, most recently, a used diaper. I mean seriously, how lazy does one have to […]
Asheville GreenWorks hosts weekly litter walks downtown during lunch hour
Asheville GreenWorks is giving away cigarette-butt receptacles.