Attention, New Jersey: You’re treating our rivers like ‘garbage cans.’ Stop.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM – It is Earth Day weekend 2018, and around the Garden State thousands of volunteers will wade into streams and rivers to pull hundreds of tires and tons of  bottles, bikes and all other types of trash out of rivers and waterways.

Since the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, new laws fighting the most toxic and dangerous pollution of land, water and air have continued to improve the  environment. But while environmental health in New Jersey has improved drastically since 1970, problems persist.

The most visible problem? Litter …

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