There are hurdles. Chief among them is overcoming our reluctance to confront people who litter. We need to get over that. Recognize that speaking to someone who litters is not a confrontation. It’s a conversation that has you in the driver’s seat.
He looked startled and sheepish simultaneously, hastily gathered his scatterings and assured me he would take care of them. And he did. People litter in large part because they can do so largely unchallenged. They only want to litter when they think either no one is watching or no one’s going to say anything. So speak up, litter loathers. Let’s get that stigma started!