Quite simply… when you give your time and talent, you receive satisfaction, gratification, and appreciation ten-fold.
If we all engaged in this activity once a day - every day of the year - I am certain that the amount of litter we see from day to day would be significantly reduced. Besides, the energy we spend bending over one extra time during the day would be good for us.
For maximum impact, it’s necessary to volunteer in an area that is of interest. A population that inspires you or a project that connects with your passion.