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It’s Earth Day…

April 22, 2013

… But you wouldn’t know it looking at what the melting snow and ice has revealed over the last few days.

I’d like to take this opportunity to rant about what I believe is a blatant disregard for the environment by a growing number of people. I am getting really, really annoyed with the people who treat the earth like a dump. Use the garbage cans, stop littering, quit letting your dogs crap everywhere (and then leave it there) and do the courteous thing, butt out and then put your butts in the garbage!

This is disgusting! (The bus platform outside of the Iso Omena Shopping Centre in Espoo)



6 Comments leave one →
  1. Sonia permalink
    April 22, 2013 11:15 am

    Helsinki is supposed to be the top 9 cleanest city in the world. I was just recently wondering if there are horses around Jumbo shopping mall or something, but no – it was the dog walkers’ leftovers, vintage 11/2012 – 04/2013. Nicely matured…

    • jep not permalink
      April 22, 2013 10:07 pm

      Jumbo is in Vantaa and Iso Omena is in Espoo not in Helsinki

  2. Sonia permalink
    April 23, 2013 8:31 pm

    Well, some day it will be all the same and there are enough examples in Helsinki, too. I don’t know if they fired the cleaning staff in Itäkeskus years ago, but the venue is everything else, but clean (even without snow) due to youngsters hanging around, spitting, throwing around cigarettes and bottles or… (I skip the details).

  3. May 7, 2013 1:33 am

    Your collection reminded me of something – and sparked a related Search.

    • May 7, 2013 7:10 am

      Wow John, that is incredible! I wonder if anyone realizes how awful that looks! Truly… YUCK!

    • May 7, 2013 9:28 am

      Thanks again for sharing that link John, I have connected with them on Facebook.

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