Ignorance is bliss; litter around Providence

Isabella Santoro

Anchor Staff Writer

Photo by Mohan Nannapaneni via Pexels

Trash. When we think of that word, something always comes to mind. Usually that’s a bag full of plastic bottles, half eaten food and all-around disgusting things you wouldn’t take a second glance at. You most likely don’t. I get it. Why care so much about the trash around Providence neighborhoods? Well, there’s several reasons why you should care.

Simply put, it is very harmful to the environment for trash to be left lying around. Plastic, Styrofoam, and the many other things littering the streets are not biodegradable, so they sit and rot for