Jan 7 2017
01:17 pm

I would be in favor of aggressive enforcement of litter laws and deposits on most containers but this seems to be working fairly well.

litter trap


Looks like an effective

Looks like an effective solution. Sad that such measures are necessary. What's wrong with people?

Pretty much ends navigability

Pretty much ends navigability but it's intended for small streams. The more effective solution is a deposit on every container. You just don't see trash in states with deposit laws. I think it was 5 cents for a soda bottle in 1960 which would be about 44 cents today. There's not much chance of getting around the Coca Cola lobby in TN, though.

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