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“Rewarding” clean up

09 Oct 2018

“Rewarding” clean up Image

On World Clean Up Day, about 300 volunteers gathered in front of Southgate Avenue after a two-hour spring cleaning of the city.

The event was a collective effort from several clean-up and conservation groups, which are pushing for legislative action from the government in a bid to curb plastic pollution.

Jill Sokol from the Love Our Street clean-up group explained that cleaning up our streets could help prevent waterway pollution.

“What gets dropped in the streets often ends up in our waterways,” she said. “We need a multi-pronged approach to reduce the serious litter problem.”

A 3.5-metre soft drink bottle was set up by the Boomerang Alliance at its Southbank return location point to raise awareness of a campaign to introduce a container deposit scheme to Victoria.

More than 2680 bottles and cans, 726 plastic straws, 1530 coffee cups and lids as well as 680 other drink cups and tops were collected during the spring clean.

Organisers hope the event in repeated regularly.

 

 

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