2022 Cumberland County Trash Hunt Scheduled for March 19
MILLVILLE, NEW JERSEY. (January 24, 2022) – The Authority is proud to announce its 30th Annual Cumberland County Trash Hunt event, sponsored by the Cumberland County Clean Communities Program. The Authority invites community members and groups to join the hunt on Saturday, March 19, 2022.
The Authority sponsors this annual event through the Cumberland County Clean Communities Program to promote awareness and accountability for protecting and preserving the environment. Since its inception in 1992 with the Sportsmen Federation, the Annual Trash Hunt has grown to include local environmental organizations, school groups, and individuals wanting to get involved and make a difference. Volunteers are welcome to choose their favorite clean-up site to remove trash and unwanted debris. Trash Hunter Kits with supplies needed for safe trash collection will be provided as part of this community event. The Authority will also provide proper disposal of waste collected.
Registration is required for all individual and group volunteers. For registration forms and more information, volunteers can visit https://theauthoritynj.com/event/cumberland-county-clean-communities-annual-trash-hunt/. Registration forms are due by March 4, 2022.
“I am very excited for The Authority’s upcoming Trash Hunt,” explained Cumberland County Recycling and Clean Communities Coordinator, Emma Nolan. “This is going to be the 30th year of the event, and I am looking forward to seeing returning and new volunteers. The Clean Communities Program does an outstanding job of educating residents, and I am thankful for their sponsorship and continuous efforts.”
“The Authority continues to do an excellent job of promoting environmental accountability and awareness. The Annual Trash Hunt is a great opportunity for our residents to get involved, working to keep Cumberland County beautiful,” said Chairman George Olivio.
For more information, please contact Emma Nolan, Cumberland County Recycling and Clean Communities Coordinator, at (856) 825-3700 Ext.1270 or [email protected].
In addition to its environmental related initiatives, The Authority is responsible for the development, financing and project management of projects and programs most vital to sustaining the economic and environmental future of Cumberland County and the state of New Jersey. The Authority works in tandem with the Cumberland County Board of Chosen County Commissioners to foster greater economic growth, business development and quality of life for all Cumberland County residents.