Abandoned car seats, plastic toys and even old clothing. These were just some of the items pulled out from the Spruit on 16 September when residents, members of the SkeemSaam initiative and even some of the homeless living on the river worked together to clean up a section of the river from the Waterfall to Glenn street as well as Hurlingham Park.
Within just a few hours, much of the unsightly mess had been collected in nearly 70 refuse bags, and piled, ready to be collected by Pikitup. That's team work! Thanks to all those who helped out.
The message is clear though: It's not someone else's problem. Think before you buy and think before you chuck: plastic is clogging up our waterways and our parks. Buy in paper, separate your plastics and dispose of them monthly. That way we keep our rubbish out of our green spaces!
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