THE ENVIRONMENT REPORT Getting people to stop burning trash Getting rid of your trash in the city is easy. Take it to the curb on pickup day and the city does the rest. In rural areas, many people don't have garbage pickup. So they burn their trash. And that causes pollution. In this story for The Environment Report, I report on a place that's trying to change its burning habits. Environment Report stories air on public radio stations in New York, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, California, Oregon, Minnesota and elsewhere. The audio is here .