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To Those Who Pickup The Trash

“The trash and litter of nature disappears into the ground with the passing of each year, but man’s litter has more permanence.” — John Steinbeck Rubbish. Junk. Trash. Garbage. Refuse. Litter. No matter what you call it, someone has to … Continue reading

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Which Problem?

“Never worry about numbers.  Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.” — Mother Teresa Everyday, we read about tragedies and wish we could help. Many of these are problems – poverty, homelessness, violence, … Continue reading

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The Story Of Black Friday, Bird Seed, A Tsunami, And A Cup Of Noodles

“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.” — Mohandas K. Gandhi I knew right away the Cup Of Noodles wasn’t from around here. Although I couldn’t be completely sure, the ‘.jp’ suffix … Continue reading

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Better View

“People who look through keyholes are apt to get the idea that most things are keyhole shaped.” — Author Unknown The irony of picking up trash is that the view is pretty good. Yesterday, donning my waders, gloves and Solv bag, … Continue reading

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Life Made Better

“The biggest problem in the world Could have been solved when it was small.” — Witter Bynner, The Way of Life According to Laotzu The disaster garage need not have happened. The six hours that the five of us spent cleaning … Continue reading

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The Reason I Pick Up Litter

I pickup this … So I can see more of this … That’s the reason I pickup litter. Yesterday’s gift of time … Did another ‘green run‘ and picked up trash while I was running through my neighborhood.

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 345 – The High Costs Of Litter

“Litter clean up costs the U.S. more than an estimated $11.5 billion each year.” — Keep America Beautiful, kab.org A bottle of vodka, a bottle of beer, and a bottle of water were just a few of the sundries I … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 337 – You Wouldn’t Leave Garbage On Your Front Lawn

“There aren’t many things that are universally cool, and it’s cool not to litter. I’d never do it. ” — Matthew McConaughey If I see a McDonald’s wrapper lying on the ground in our yard I’ll most likely pick it up, … Continue reading

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