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County Trash Hunt Scheduled for March 18

The Authority invites community members and groups to join the 31st Annual Cumberland County Trash Hunt event, sponsored by the Cumberland County Clean Communities Program, on Saturday, March 18.

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 who want to get involved and make a difference. Volunteers are welcome to choose their favorite cleanup site to remove trash and unwanted debris. Trash Hunter Kits stocked with the supplies needed for safe trash collection are 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 Registration forms are due by March 3.

“The Cumberland County Clean Communities Program is grateful for its returning volunteers and looks forward to welcoming new volunteers, as we work together to keep Cumberland County beautiful,” explained Cumberland County Recycling and Clean Communities Coordinator Samantha DeFrancisco.

“For over 30 years, The Authority has done an excellent job of promoting environmental accountability and awareness,” said President/CEO Jerry Velazquez, III.

For more information, call DeFrancisco at 856-825-3700, ext.1270 or e-mail