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We picked up 1 million pounds of trash. Here's how.

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Date: June 5th, 2012

Location: Bartram's Garden Philadelphia PA

Haul: 944 lbs

In 1972, the  United Nations declared June 5th as World Environment Day, a day dedicated to celebrating positive environmental action.  We honored this  global eventwith a  river cleanup in our own backyard. In just a few hours, over 60 volunteers removed 944 pounds of trash from the Schuylkill River.

Our Weird  Trash Collection
A lottery ticket
Bingo ball
A milk of magnesium bottle
Loads of metal rails 
Caution tape
A pillow
mother and daughter photo
Trash Tallies: 
Plastic Bottle count-317,
Aluminum Can count-53
Glass Bottle count-38 
We’d Like To Thank: 
Our volunteers
Drexel’s Wrestling Team
LEVI'S employees from  King of Prussia and Pottstown


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