OCC psychology student creates program to clean up city – WTOL

Shayna Krasula is testing a hypothesis that garbage-ridden areas attract more garbage and that by frequently cleaning them, it will deter future littering.

TOLEDO, Ohio — A Owens Community College psychology student is pairing her studies with cleaning up the city. Shayna Krasula is starting Project Clean Toledo to clear neighborhoods of trash and litter.

Bags, bottles and blight line the sidewalk on Broadway across from Danny Thomas Park in south Toledo. It’s a sight Krasula, who lives nearby, is tired of seeing.