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Sixth annual spring trash bash

From staff and wire reports -   Mar 13, 2014

LULING – St. Charles Parish will once again go green March 22 with the sixth installment of the spring parishwide “Trash Bash”, a litter cleanup and recycling awareness event to be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Groups of volunteers will fan out around the parish beginning at 8 a.m. to clean up litter hotspots in their respective communities. Volunteers can either choose their own areas to clean or be assigned one. All equipment will be provided, including pickup sticks, gloves and trash bags.

Verification certificates will be available for students needing service hours for school or church requirements.

A celebration will kick off at 11:30 a.m. at the Edward A. Dufresne Community Center at 274 Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway in Luling. Volunteers and the community are invited to enjoy free food, music and information about local recycling efforts. This event does not include a recycling drop off.

Awards and door prizes will be given to teams that provide the most volunteers and collect the most trash. Previous volunteers are asked to re-wear their Trash Bash T-shirts if available. New volunteers who wish to reserve a specific t-shirt size should sign up as soon as possible.Those interested in volunteering may sign up as teams or individuals at www.scptrashbash.org or by calling (985) 331-8604.

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