275 checkpoint1 - Other ads that are on the walls arent...

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Matthew Aron They are stuck under my windshield wiper, taped to my home’s door, and thrown on the streets in my neighborhood. Local ads littering the ground are an environmental problem in my city, Tempe. With such a large diverse population, local businesses are constantly hanging, stapling, and handing out ads for the latest live show and drink specials. These ads are meant to be a cheap way of “getting the word out.” It seems; however, that 95% of these ads are tossed to the ground.
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Unformatted text preview: Other ads that are on the walls arent removed, but new ads are placed over them creating unsightly layers. While other medias (i.e.: internet, radio, t.v.) may prove to be more environmentally friendly, their high cost may keep some local businesses from using them. Human vales and environmental ethics dont appear to be related to this problem, I be-lieve it to be caused by the need for advertisement on a budget....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course COM 275 taught by Professor Chomp during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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