The Authority’s Annual Waterways Cleanup Event Scheduled for October 1
MILLVILLE, NEW JERSEY. (August 4, 2022) – The Authority is proud to announce its 30th Annual Waterways Cleanup event, inviting community members and groups to participate. The Authority is hosting this event as part of the Cumberland County Clean Communities Program on October 1, 2022. This event is being held in conjunction with the annual Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup (ICC), hosted in New Jersey by the New Jersey Clean Communities Council. Through the ICC, volunteers worldwide will remove litter and debris from lakes, streams, rivers, bays, and beaches.
Registration is required for all volunteers. Individual and group volunteers can visit theauthoritynj.com/event/the-authoritys-annual-waterways-cleanup-2/ for registration forms and more information. Registration forms are to be submitted no later than Friday, September 9. Participants are encouraged to choose their favorite waterway cleanup site to remove trash and unwanted debris. Free giveaways and supplies needed for safe trash collection will be provided as part of this community event.
“I am looking forward to the 30th Anniversary of the Annual Waterways Cleanup,” said Cumberland County Recycling and Clean Communities Coordinator, Samantha DeFrancisco. “The Waterways Cleanup is a great opportunity for Cumberland County residents to work together to remove litter and debris from our waterways as we strive to keep Cumberland County beautiful!”
“The Authority is proud to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Annual Waterways Cleanup. We look forward to seeing our residents get involved and improve our tomorrow,” said George Olivio, Chairman.
For more information, please contact Samantha DeFrancisco, 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.