Bulldogs in Renfrewshire kicked off a clean September on Wednesday as the annual garbage pick-up ceremony continues.
The event is part of a broader Team Up to Clean Up campaign, which last year removed more than 1,000 bags from the local environment.
Volunteers want to exceed that number this year – and beyond.
Pals of the Privies was one of the first groups to support the campaign, followed by Castle Head High School students and countless lone dirt pickers. Council Area.
Karen Campbell, Pulse of the Prizes, said: “We like to pick up the shit and it makes a difference where we live.
“People thank and encourage us, especially our young people who I don’t think will enjoy it very much.
“We collected seven bags in just one hour. Imagine what a difference we could make if everyone in Renfrewshire collected only one bag during Spotless September. Get out of there!”
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The event is part of the award-winning Team Up to Clean Up campaign that brings together the council and the community to tackle environmental issues in Renfrewshire.
Volunteers help collect bags from piles of goods and rubbish, while the council is investing in additional street cleaning, sweeping the streets, picking up dirt as well as fly-tipping, dog fouling and recycling campaigns. ۔
Councilor Kathy McAven, Convenor of the Renfrewshire Council’s Infrastructure, Land and Environmental Policy Board, said: “I’m glad Spotless September is back again and I can’t wait to see the difference that we have Can for months refresher.
“I know how dedicated our volunteers are as they are picking up trash all year round and we are committed to helping them as much as they need as well as investing in our services to ensure that This is a joint campaign.
“If you can leave ten minutes, an hour or any time, please get in touch and we will provide you with everything you need to make your area brighter. Join us and make it a flawless September. ۔ ”
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