Green litter pick nets huge haul of rubbish and waste - The Worcester Observer

Green litter pick nets huge haul of rubbish and waste

Worcester Editorial 25th Nov, 2023   0

A COMMUNITY litter pick held by Worcester Greens resulted in a massive haul of rubbish and waste.

Taking place in Lansdowne Road, Gillam Street, Church Street and including the Holly Mount area, the event helped to clean up the streets and presented a good opportunity for local residents to socialise and raise their concerns.

Community campaigner and one of the organisers, Melissa Poulton, said: ‘We were approached by residents during the litter pick to thank us.

“They also highlighted the lack of bins on walking routes to Hollymount School and the King George V playing field, where we picked up a huge amount of discarded dog waste bags, cans and plastic bottles.”

County Councillor Matthew Jenkins, who has run the monthly Worcester canal litter pick in the Arboretum for more than ten years, said the number of nitrous oxide canisters being found on his litter pick routes is increasing and concerning. Councillors have raised this with the local police.


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