The Insane Amount of Trash Picked up During A Litter Bit Better
You probably saw green and blue trash bags stacked up along road-sides all around Rochester last week.Those were filled by over 4,000 volunteers, including our team at Townsquare Media, who picked up litter at over 300 locations around Rochester during the 12th Annual A Litter Bit Better event!
So how much garbage was collected during the week-long community cleanup event? 6.5 tons. That's 13,000 pounds of garbage. Props to all of the volunteers and organizers that help make Rochester A Litter Bit Better each Spring.
According to rneighbors.org: Over 130 tons of litter has been picked up by volunteers in the past 12 years. Not only have these efforts removed trash from the environment, but it has also prevented litter as clean environments discourage littering. Litter-free landscapes also make our community a healthy place to be.
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