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Litterbugs are people who love to litter around. Litterbugs are also who do not take the responsibility or to play their role in the society to take care of the environment. Why are they litterbugs? I'm not sure why it is that so many have a hard time understand the concept behind trash cans. It's as if they think that if they throw stuff down everywhere that it will magically walk over to the trashcan and hop right in. Litterbugs are the person who has lack of awareness, not bothered about the environment and too lazy just to walk a few steps to the trash can. What are the effects of litterbugs? One of the major effect is it will destroy the image of our beautiful country which eventually affects the tourism of our country. As a result, Malaysians economy will thrive on tourism and it will be brought to its knees. Furthermore, the health of the citizens will be affected which may cause chronic diseases like asthma, breathing problem, and eye problem. Lastly, litterbugs are also polluting the environment and cause land pollution, air pollution, and water pollution to occur. Next, how to overcome the problem of litterbugs? One of the ways is by make the law strict. Government should fine the person who litters around especially at public places, throwing rubbish into the river and spitting at public places. Government should also provide more recycle bins at public places like park, temple, train station and banks. Moreover parent’s influence towards their child also plays a vital role to overcome this issue. For instance they should instil good values to their child as the saying goes in Malay, “melentur buluh biarlah dari rebungnya”, which means if you want to teach basic moral values for your child, it must be done at the early age or else it will be nearly impossible. As a conclusion, there are just too many bad things happening in the world. But, I believe if we held our hands and work together it would make a great difference. We can change the...
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