Article: The World’s Trash Crisis, and Why Many Americans are Oblivious

At Pick’n Run, we are looking to clean up the small pieces of trash that we find while we are running — “the last mile of trash”.  However, there is a much bigger issue that we as a population of this earth will need to encounter sometime in the future. Hopefully we do it sooner than later, and don’t kick the can down the road.  That problem is actually the amount of trash we generate.  As you will see in this article posted on Earth Day 2016 (April 22, 2016) and written Ann M. Simmons of the Los Angeles Times, we continue to increase the amount of trash we generate and thus put into land fills.  What are we going to do about that going forward?

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