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This Texas City May be the Dirtiest in the US, and Its Trash Situation is Way Grosser Than NYC's!

Foro E. Jr.

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Hold on to your hats, folks, because we've got some dirty news coming out of Texas. Despite the famous "Don't Mess With Texas" slogan, it seems like one city just can't keep its act together. Houston, TX has earned the less-than-glamorous title of the "dirtiest city in America," beating out over 150 other cities in the country. And let me tell you, things here are looking worse than a garbage dump compared to New York City and Detroit, two other infamous dirty spots.

A bunch of folks over at LawnStarter decided to dig into the data and figure out which cities were the "nastiest" based on a range of categories. They considered things like quality of living, pollution levels, and infrastructure. Well, Houston, with its whopping population of 2.2 million people, snatched the top spot on this trash-filled chart. Why, you ask? It's all thanks to sky-high pollution levels, both in the air and on the ground. And let's not forget the unlivable conditions that many residents have to endure, including gnarly cockroach infestations that even the Census Bureau exposed. Yikes!

But here's the kicker: Houstonians are still somehow proud of their city, at least according to this report. They're holding their heads high in the face of this dirty truth. Meanwhile, our friends in Fort Worth and Amarillo in Texas aren't too pleased with the cleanliness of their own cities, ranking lower on the satisfaction scale compared to the folks in the 713 area code.

Now, Texas isn't done taking a beating just yet. San Antonio, another Texan gem, secured the seventh spot on the list of dirty cities. Apparently, living conditions there aren't up to par, and that's not something to brag about.

And if all these negative rankings weren't enough, Houston recently topped the charts as one of the most sinful cities in the whole United States. We've got some high scores for lust and jealousy, folks. What's up with that, H-Town? When are we going to grab a top spot for something good? We're itching for a little positive recognition here!

So, there you have it, folks. Houston, Texas, the dirtiest city in America. Let's hope the folks in the Bayou City take this as a wake-up call to clean up their act and show the world what they're really made of. Until then, keep your shoes clean and your noses plugged, because Houston has a trash problem that needs some serious attention.

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