The Authority’s Annual Waterways Cleanup Event Scheduled for October 2
MILLVILLE, NEW JERSEY. (August 16, 2021) – The Authority is proud to announce its 29th Annual Waterways Cleanup event and invites community members and groups to participate. The Authority is hosting the event as part of the Cumberland County Clean Communities Program on October 2, 2021. This event is being held in conjunction with the annual Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup, hosted in New Jersey by the New Jersey Clean Communities Council. 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 https://theauthoritynj.com/event/the-authoritys-annual-waterways-cleanup/ for registration forms and more information. Registration forms are to be submitted no later than Friday, September 10. Participants are welcome 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 very excited for The Authority’s upcoming Annual Waterways Cleanup event.” said Cumberland County Recycling and Clean Communities Coordinator, Emma Nolan. “There is a lot of litter in our waterways, impacting our environment and harming our wildlife. This is going to be a great opportunity to clean up our waterways and improve our tomorrow!”
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.