Litter in the laybys

There has been a lot of discussion on twitter about how disgusting some British roads are becoming. Not only are our beaches in need of cleaning but our roads and laybys are struggling, too.

This comes from the Government website which tells us the sources of road/street litter:


Litter Percentage of litter recorded (3,226 items in total)
Food and food packaging 23%
Alcoholic drinks 22%
Non-alcoholic drinks 20%
Other, including tissues 13%
Smokers’ litter 12%
Chewing gum and wrappers 5%
Dog faeces 5%

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