Making the Environment Friendly for Society

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Imagine living in a world where everything around you is covered in waste. We are responsible for the conditions of the environment and some people do not take the time to take action. There are multiple materials, resources, and carbons polluting today’s environment. These forms of pollution are caused by careless individuals in today’s society. With the help and cooperation of environmental organizations, we are able to take a step towards being an environmental friendly society.
One of the many reasons that I view littering as morally wrong is because of the affects that it has on wildlife. The reason that I feel more strongly about this is that I care about animals, and because of this I am more environmentally conscious about the things I do and other people should be doing too. Our actions have implications that alter their ecosystems. Many people do not realize the harm that falls upon these animals, which inhabit these areas, once they encounter waste and other debris. The Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, or the JSPCA, is one of the many organizations that helps save and protect animals, while also educating the community about the results of littering. Common materials that threaten these organisms would be plastic bags, food cans, fishing lines, and food bags (JSPCA).
The hazardous waste that ends up in their environments can trap or even kill these organisms. Fishing wire and plastic bags can do extreme harm once they find their way into the creeks, lakes, or oceans. When people leave behind their fishing wire, it can easily tangle up the birds that preside near the water. Once the birds are tangled, it is hard for them to get out and they can end up drowning in the water. Plastic bag can als...

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...een a lot of these problems in Asheboro because I have been part of some of the groups that clean it up. The stuff we clean up can easily be avoided if people were more aware of what they are doing to others and the environment. This issue keeps getting worse and I believe that there should be more actions taken to keep it from happening. I think that certain laws should be set or strengthened to keep people from polluting and littering. It might seem unreasonable to some people to pay large fines for littering or doing other things against the environment, but I feel that it would solve some of these problems.

Works Cited

JSPCA. "JSPCA LITTER AND WILDLIFE FACT SHEET." JSPCA.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Oct. 2013. .

Polar Bear International. N.p., n.d. Web. 29 Oct. 2013. .

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