Grass cutters littering in the green spaces they are hired to maintain

Grass cutters attach these strings to the ends of their machines, which spin them at high speed to slice through grass. ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR
Telecommunications consultant Bill Bremner, 54, gathered 213 translucent nylon strings that come from grass cutting machines in just four hours. ST PHOTO: JEREMY KWAN
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"I've seen them just dumping the strings, usually when they stop to replace them on the machines. I guess that's the convenient thing to do, so it seems like there's no real convenient space for them to keep or store them," said Ms Loke, 24.

To see how easy it was to find these strings, The Straits Times visited the area around Toa Payoh Hub and collected 13 of them in one hour.

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