Florida Litter Information

Why do people litter?

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Sources of Litter

Why do people litter?

This page last updated
April 3, 2013

People litter because:

  • They feel no sense of ownership, even though areas such as parks and beaches are public property
  • They believe someone else will pick up after them
  • Litter has already accumulated
  • It's convenient