BY STEPHANIE GROVES
DHI Media Staff Writer
On a per-capita basis, it seems as if Americans are doing far less littering than 40 or 50 years ago. At that time, an open car window was often looked at as a kind of trash dispenser. Now, some still regard it as such but it seems the majority stow their trash while in a car and save it for the next convenient trash receptacle.
Meanwhile, people on the front lines of the litter war are struggling to come up with messages that work. Joel Hunt, a public information officer with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), admits that despite public relations campaigns, littering in Ohio remains at an all-time high.