The Transylvania Times -

Join The Big Sweep River Cleanup Sept. 10

 

Volunteers pulled more than 1,800 pounds of garbage from local waterways last year. Organizers hope to pull even more out this year. (Courtesy photo)

MountainTrue, a local environmental nonprofit, will host the annual Henderson County Big Sweep on Sept. 10. The community is invited to lend a hand and help clean up local rivers and streams with existing volunteers, or groups can register as teams.

The Big Sweep is a county-wide litter cleanup program that brings citizens and community organizations together to clear trash from their waterways. Civic organizations, Scout troops, church groups, school groups, Adopt-A-Stream teams, neighborhood associations, city and county departments, local businesses, and individuals can all pitch in to...



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