‘Marred by litter’: Millions of pounds of trash soil Washington roads and state lands

BY: - September 19, 2023

Washington has a litter problem.  Nearly 38 million pounds of garbage and other debris were strewn across roads, rest areas and state lands last year, according to a new Department of Ecology-commissioned study. That’s nearly 5 pounds per resident annually. The bulk of the waste – about 26 million pounds – is found on roads […]