As a person who has been involved in river clean-ups and educating children about how trash ends up flowing into our rivers and streams for the last six years, I found it very disheartening to roll back into town on Monday morning, after spending yet another glorious weekend on the river, to see bottles, cans and an assortment of plastic littering the entire length of Providence from around the football stadium and throughout the downtown area.
LETTER: Tailgating trash creates piles of problems
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