… because binning it is too much trouble?


Seen (and picked up) at the beach. Not loving my muddy shoes though. Image: Su Leslie 2018

I was going to write a long grumpy piece about littering and the decline of civil society, but frankly I’m too knackered from picking up other people’s rubbish.

43 thoughts on “… because binning it is too much trouble?

  1. I know what you mean – but when i see something like this I sometimes give them the benefit of doubt (maybe it fell out on way to bin) hafl kidding –
    but right in front of me last week some car door opened and out came trash! I wanted to drive right up and say “what??” but they were gone

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  2. It is insane short-termism and brutal ignorance. People think that nature will be there forever or maybe they are just selfish and don’t care about the future.
    It is also heartbreaking to see the amount of plastic that is cohabiting with us and the ocean’s life has been affected. Animals are suffering for that and we wont have fishes anymore. We also need to stop buying plastic.
    The photo is beautiful, though…

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    • I agree Lucile. We’ve been trying to consciously reduce our plastic use. It’s a real challenge when so many things are only available (certainly locally) in plastic packaging. Do I generate plastic waste? Or increased food miles? Neither is a good solution.


  3. Oh, and I forgot to add that your pic looks beautiful even though it stands for something we loath. It’s like the bottle gathered up the light in itself, sealing it of and maybe glow in the dark long after the sun has sunk beyond the rim of the world… 😊

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