An Taisce’s National Spring Clean campaign is still going strong in County Tipperary and this week sees more community groups, schools and other organisations taking part in the campaign.
The National Spring Clean campaign is Ireland’s largest anti-litter initiative organised by An Taisce and funded by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government.
Events taking place in Tipperary next week include: On the 26th of April, Burgess National School in Carrigatoher, Nenagh will be doing their part for National Spring Clean with a clean-up around their local roads. For more information, please contact: 067 34515
On the 27th of April, local residents in and around Killoscully area will be doing their part for National Spring Clean. Meeting at Community Hall at 11am, Killoscully village and surrounding areas will be cleaned with light refreshments served in the hall during the day. For more information, please contact: Maria O’Driscoll on 087 8126874.
On the 27th of April, Dundrum Tidy Town will be having a thorough clean-up of Dundrum village and its’ outlying areas, in conjunction with their local schools and sports organisations. They will be meeting outside the Scout Hall at 10am. For more information, please contact: Kyran Colgans on 086 2621443
On the 28th of April, Cloughjordan Tidy Towns will be having their National Spring Clean event in preparation to the opening of the Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre. For more information, please contact: Eoin O’Brolchain on 087 9484044
All volunteers registering for the National Spring Clean campaign are issued with a FREE clean up kit which contains information, posters, colour coded refuse sacks for segregation of waste materials, protective gloves and tabards to keep participants clean.
An Taisce will also liaise with local authorities to ensure that all materials collected will be picked up without charge. Those who wish to take part should go to the National Spring Clean website at www.nationalspringclean.org
This year, An Taisce is also celebrating ‘Local Heroes’ who have demonstrated their commitment both to their communities by organising anti-litter events over the last number of years. You can nominate your National Spring Clean Local Hero on our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/NationalSpringClean.
The Local Hero 2013, who will be announced in April, will win a Spring Break in the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel.
To register for National Spring Clean call 01 4002220 or online at www.nationalspringclean.org.