Keep Brevard Beautiful Removes More Than 15 Tons of Debris During Annual Trash Bash

Keep Brevard Beautiful Removes More Than 15 Tons of Debris During Annual Trash Bash

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Keep Brevard Beautiful Trash Bash 2017 volunteers. (Photo by Delores McLaughlin)

Keep Brevard Beautiful Trash Bash T-shirt art by Rockledge High School student Emily Barnes.

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm

Remarkable results are pouring in from the Great American Cleanup events that are happening during Keep America Beautiful Month (April).

In its 36th year, Keep Brevard Beautiful’s Trash Bash covered about 40 sites with more than 1,100 volunteers dedicating more than 4,300 hours on Saturday, April 1. In just a short period of time, those volunteers removed more than 30,600 pounds (approximately 15 tons) of trash and debris from public spaces within Brevard County, Florida.

“We were so impressed with the leadership role that local municipalities and our elected officials took in this year’s initiative,” said KBB Volunteer & Events Coordinator Allison Arteaga. “The litter removal we’ve accomplished together will help to protect our ecosystems, our economy, and the health and well-being of our citizens.”

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