Roadside litter still a problem

Plastic products contribute largely to trash found on Newfoundland and Labrador’s roads.

Henrike Wilhelm
Kicker

Beer cans are among the things that are being tossed on the side of the road. The MMSB found over 32,000 pieces of litter during their audit. Henrike Wilhelm/Kicker
Beer cans are among the things that are being tossed on the side of the road. The MMSB found over 32,000 pieces of litter during their audit. Henrike Wilhelm/Kicker

Newfoundland and Labrador is no stranger to roadside litter. While research tries to find out where and why littering occurs, towns and volunteer organizations still fight the battle for clean roads – with old and new approaches. Henrike Wilhelm set out to see what is done.

About Henrike Wilhelm 14 Articles
Student journalist in my second year at CNA. International student from Germany living in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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