Litter pickers do a great job

April 02 2020

LOCAL residents have pitched in to do their bit during a litter pick in Emersons Green.

On Sunday March 1 30 people helped to collect over 30 bags of litter from several sites around the area from 10am to 12pm.

The litter pick had previously been postponed twice before due to the weather and was organised by Claire and Cath from the Plastic Free Shop, an online resource.

On the day litter pickers and bins were provided, and kits for children were also available too.

Claire said: “I ended up having a chat with a manager at Sainsbury’s about the number of blue disposable plastic gloves in the bushes behind the petrol station – some of us spent around an hour picking up over 700 of them! ”

Plastic Free Shop’s next litter pick is scheduled to take place at the Old Mangotsfield Railway Station on Sunday April 26.

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