Saturday, 29 October 2011
Hallo-clean not Halloween litter pick
Last Thursday the 27th of November the Environmental Champions braved thunderous conditions to help clean up Cathays. The spook-tacular litter pick was slightly tainted by the weather conditions but Chris Davies, Alec Care, and Cllr Simon Pickard joined Chris Partridge from Keep Wales Tidy to tackle the waste within Cogan Gardens. Items such as a geological hammer, a kayak paddle and plenty of bottles were removed from the gardens and surrounding area.
Due to the weather making the litter pick feel more like a hallo-wash out than a hallo-clean the volunteer turn out was slightly disappointing, however the event was very positive in forging some future ideas around more regular partnership litter pick events in Cathays with Keep Wales Tidy and the Environmental Champions
Even despite the rain the volunteers collected and removed large volumes of waste and still managed to raise a ghostly smile.
You can view more photos of the day here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/keep_wales_tidy/6286521301/in/set-72157627992004796/
The event was part of Sustainability Week whcih takes place from the 31st of October all events are listed on these pages: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/sustainability/week/