Visual pollution

Visual pollution is anything that people find visually unattractive within the landscape and tends to be a highly subjective topic!

​Sources of visual pollution

  • Skyscrapers and buildings that block natural views.
  • Rubbish tips.
  • Wind turbines.
  • Solar farms.
  • Graffiti or carving on trees, rocks, or other natural landscapes.
  • Litter.
  • Abandoned buildings.
  • Junkyards.
  • Power lines.
  • Construction areas.
  • Billboards and advertising.
  • Polluted vacant fields.

Effects of visual pollution

  • Lower the quality of life.
  • Increase stress.
  • Impact property values.

Visual pollution