A paddler who continues to brake for trash and also posts at https://mywaterroots.blogspot.com
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Are We Resigned to Our Fate?
The Bedford Boat Launch at the Concord River had remained fairly trash-free until just recently when someone decided to dispose of this assortment of 6 television sets and computer monitors.
Perhaps we could eliminate the disposal fees that this culprit avoided paying. Incorporating future disposal costs into the purchase price of television sets and computers might prevent scenes like this one. It's something we could do.
Later, on a 1-mile stretch of sidewalk adjacent to High Street in Acton, this collection of trash littered either side of the walkway...
I guess the 23 nip bottles attest to it having been cold 'round here of late. In 2013 we'll have another chance to expand and update our 1983 'Bottle Bill'. It's something we could do.
Meanwhile the Assabet River continues to fall over the Powdermill Dam, seemingly indifferent to our short-sightedness...