The Price of Litter’ infographic
Written by Robert Bester, Consumer Finance Expert Robert has been a writer for six years, specialising in consumer finance and the UK lending market. Concentrating on consumer credit products, Robert writes informative articles that help customers manage their personal finances efficiently.
21st June 2021
1 minute read
Dropping the odd piece of litter from time to time feels like a minor action in the greater scheme of things. But given the population numbers of our planet, it doesn’t just add to the rubbish pile.
Litter is a global problem and a very costly one for all of us. Not only does every piece of litter dropped add to the taxpayer’s bill, but it affects the wider economy. The worst-littered areas attract crime, anti-social behaviour and house prices, all of which comes at a cost.
Even costlier, a huge proportion of litter ends up in the environment, on both land and sea. This is having a catastrophic effect on wildlife and is in turn affecting the food chain and what we ourselves consume.
Find out about the real price of litter in our infographic below.
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