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It’s time to clean up Nature’s winter mess

By Henry Euler

Now that we are leaving winter and the snows are melting, what is revealed is not only the earth waiting to burst forth with the promise of spring, but a whole lot of litter. As I walk through the neighborhood, I am astonished to see so much rotting paper, plastic bottles, cigarette butts, discarded wrappers and other debris that had been hidden by the snow and ice. The landscape looks sad and devalues our homes.

If we all pitch in and clean up just a little bit around our homes, yards and even our blocks, our communities will look beautiful once again. It takes very little time to set things straight. Toss that litter into the garbage or recycling containers and get the benefit of a little exercise at the same time.

We all live in a community. Don’t trash it or let it be trashed.

Henry Euler

Bayside

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