Wrap up from Clean Up Australia day

Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Tamworth Regional Council Sustainability Officer Ange Dodson said that Clean Up Australia Day saw strong volunteer numbers and about 1.5 tonnes of rubbish collected by Council vehicles.

“We went around to picked up rubbish from each site across the region. Some of the rubbish we collected included six car tyres, two shopping trolleys, and one couch.

“I would like to thank all new and returning community groups who have gone above and beyond to help our environment,” she said.

32 community groups, youth groups and local businesses registered for Clean Up Australia Day. They include:

  • Community groups:

Northern Settlement Services, Tamworth Regional Landcare Association, Tamworth Junior Girl Guides, Rotary Club of Tamworth First Light, West Tamworth Girls Brigade, Filipino Association of Tamworth, Peel Valley Lions Club, Tamworth Rotary Sunrise, Tamworth City Lions

  • Schools:

Barraba Central School, Kootingal Public School, Niangala Public School, Environmental Council of McCarthy Catholic College, St Mark’s Preschool, Calrossy Anglican Junior School

  • Local businesses:

Baiada Poultry, Tamworth McDonalds

 

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