Volunteers load a pallet into a pickup during the Comox Valley Community Clean-Up.

Cleaning up the community

Comox VAlley Community Clean-up a success

  • Apr. 18, 2015 7:00 p.m.

Record staff

What a great day for garbage picking!

A big congratulations to all the people who spent Saturday morning participating in the Comox Valley Community Clean-up. All told there were about 75 people out and about in the back roads re-beautifying our community. We have yet to get a weight total from the landfill, but it will surely be in the tens of thousands of pounds. We came across everything from couches to air conditioners; ovens to engine blocks.

We will give a full recap in the next few days, but the thanks we are extending here could not wait.

Bravo to all those who participated, and to all the companies that got involved, particularly J.R. Edgett Excavating Ltd., who supplied a front-end loader and a tandem truck, as well as Dim’s Bins who supplied a dump bin.

And big thanks to Grains for the muffins!

 

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