Erie Canal sadly is littered with trash and debris

Posted 21 March 2021 at 10:03 am

Photo courtesy of John Beckingham: Garbage and out-of-place objects stick out in the empty Erie Canal.


Every time I walk the Erie Canal path this time of year I look into the Canal and say to myself, “It sure would be nice if someone would clean the garbage out of the Canal.”

These tires, garbage cans and traffic cones will eventually turn into micro plastics, travel to the lake and then end up in our food and drinking water!

There’s really no excuse for it.

John Beckingham