Litter Sweep Event
The City of Hendersonville and Henderson County in partnership with N.C. Department of Transportation are organizing Litter Sweep Days September 16th-30th and a litter clean up event Sunday, September 24th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. along Berkeley Road. Litter Sweep Days encourage community members to take action in reducing roadside litter while learning about waste reduction. Learn more about what initiatives you can get involved in:
Individual/Group Litter Pick Up
Participants can volunteer to pick up trash during NCDOT's Fall Litter Sweep September 16th-30th. Participants should coordinate with NCDOT for litter pick-up supplies, location, and trash pick-up. Visit www.ncdot.gov/littersweep for more information.
After participating in the litter sweep, fill out this participation survey to report yourself or your group: www.surveymonkey.com/r/QLKJQMS The individual or group that picks up the most bags of trash will be recognized at a future City Council and Board of Commissioners meeting as a Litter Sweep Warrior.
Litter Pick-Up Event
September 24th from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The City of Hendersonville and Henderson County will be organizing a separate event for members to pick up litter along Berkeley Road. Registration is required to attend the event. Contact Sustainability Manager, Caitlyn Gendusa at (828) 712-4464 or firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for the clean-up event. Details will be provided upon registration. All clean-up supplies and safety gear will be provided for volunteers. Snacks and water will be provided and participants are encouraged to bring their own reusable water bottle.
Waste Reduction Tips
Throughout the two weeks, we will also be posting tips on social media to reduce your own waste throughout your home. Interested in getting involved? Join your friends, neighbors, and others to reduce litter, learn about waste reduction, and make Hendersonville an even better place to live!
Additional information on the event is available at www.hvlnc.gov/sustainability