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Trash Off Coming April 12
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014

Keep America Beautiful's Great American Cleanup takes place every year beginning March 1st and continuing through May 31st. More than 3 million volunteers across the USA participate in this, America’s largest, improvement program. In Blanco, the Keep Blanco Beautiful Trash-Off will be held Saturday April 12. More than 100 volunteers from the Blanco community roam the roads, paths, waterways and ditches collecting litter. Other activities include cleaning the Blanco River of fishing line, bottles and fast food trash so the River will continue to be a healthy environment for wild life and recreation.

Some facts about last year’s Clean-Up:

74 trash bags full of litter were collected

90 youth participated

45 adults helped out

6 40 yd roll-offs were filled at the City Yard

4 20 yd roll offs were needed

2 30 yd containers of metal were sent for recycling

More information will be available on this year’s TRASH-OFF as the date approaches. Talk to your friends and community groups about participating in this year’s event. Get a group together. It is fun and you are doing your part. KEEP BLANCO BEAUTIFUL!

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