Clean Up Australia Day is reported to be Australia's biggest community participation event. Last year, an estimated 550,300 volunteers removed 16,150 tonnes of rubbish at 7,341 sites right across the country - but we can do better! So lend a hand on Sunday 6 March 2016 and help Clean Up Australia.
Clean Up Australia Day is a fantastic opportunity for the Rotary Club of Brisbane Mid-City to be involved in a community service which has an immediate and lasting impact on our environment. It is a positive way of showing we care for our beautiful city.
WHEN: Sunday, 6 March 2016
WHERE: Orleigh Park, West End. Meet on the corner of Riverside Drive and Forbes Street.
TIME: Meet at 8:44am, clean up from 9:00am -11am.
WHO: Everyone is welcome – Rotarians, friends, family, work colleagues, potential members or anyone else you care to invite.
WHAT: Wear comfortable clothes, walking shoes, sunscreen and a hat. Gloves and garbage and recycling bags will be provided. (You might prefer your own protective gloves.)
SITE SUPERVISOR: See Tim Adikari to sign up for the clean-up team or register online at http://www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au/Orleigh+Park
Clean Up Australia Day Facts
- Last year an estimated 550,300 volunteers removed 16,150 tonnes of rubbish at 7,341 sites right across the country.
- 80% of the rubbish collected on Clean Up Australia Day is recyclable.
- Cigarette butts make up the largest percentage of a single item collected on Clean Up Australia Day.
- Since the event started Australians have devoted more than 27 million hours towards caring for the environment through Clean Up Australia day and collected over 288,650 tonnes of rubbish.
"Simple, easy actions can protect the health of our water resources and help save drinking water supplies. There is not one individual who cannot help to make a difference to the health of the environment" - Ian Kiernan AO. Founder of Clean Up Australia Day
To register online: http://www.cleanupaustraliaday.org.au/Orleigh+Park
To view a map, please click here: Orleigh Park, West End.