Editorial: Trenton targets illegal dumping, growing garbage problem on city streets

April 27, 2015


By Times of Trenton Editorial Board

In this world, Benjamin Franklin so famously said, nothing is inevitable but death and taxes.

More than two centuries later, we’d add another certainty: Trash.

Trenton is far from alone in dealing with the overflow of litter and debris plaguing its neighborhoods. Cities everywhere have tried various approaches to reining it in – Curitata in southern Brazil even went so far as to offer residents a bag of groceries in exchange for every bag of waste they brought in.

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Jenna Pizzi for NJ.com

Jenna Pizzi for NJ.com