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As the snow goes, a winter's worth of trash is revealed

Everyone is elated spring is here, but as CBC's Stephanie Matteis finds, the melting snow has receded to reveal streets littered with trash.

City cleanup day is still a month away

Melting snow has pulled the cover off a winter's worth of litter and dog droppings. 2:17

Everyone is elated spring is here after a long, cold winter.

But as CBC's Stephanie Matteis finds, the melting snow has laid bare streets littered with cigarette butts, dog droppings and other trash. What's worse is that a city-wide cleanup day remains a month away.

Click on the image above to watch Matteis's story.

With files from CBC's Stephanie Matteis