Litter and Rubbish

What is Rubbish?

Rubbish is the stuff that people throw away. It might be broken, empty or something that we don’t want any more. We all throw away rubbish every day. Think about your lunch or dinner. To What rubbish was left over?

When we throw stuff in the bin it becomes rubbish. Some people throw stuff they don’t want on the ground. When this happens it becomes something else.

What is litter?

We should all throw our rubbish into the bin, but some people are too lazy or donít care and drop it on the gound. This is litter!

Throwing litter causes lots of problems.

It looks untidy and it costs a lot of money to clean up.

Litter like broken glass and sharp metal can be very dangerous and standing on these things hurts many people and animals.