Take part in the community clean up on Sunday 3 March for Clean Up Australia Day

Published: 28 Feb 2019 4:01pm

A favourite spot for visitors and locals alike will be given a tidy up as part of the Clean Up Australia Day on Sunday 3 March.

Wagga Wagga City Council, in partnership with Wagga Wagga Tidy Towns Sustainable Community Committee and Wagga Wagga Urban Landcare, will be hosting a community clean up at Kolhagens Beach Reserve.

“Clean Up Australia Day is a great way to make a difference in our community,” Council’s Environmental Education Officer Sam Parsell said.

“Not only does litter look bad, but it detracts from the great recreation areas we have in Wagga Wagga.

“Kolhagens Beach Reserve is a great spot, but not everyone does the right thing and takes their rubbish with them. Being on the river, litter can end up in our waterways and create problems downstream.

“Come on down and lend a hand on Sunday 3 March at the community clean up and help ensure Kolhagens Beach Reserve continues to be a popular place to for locals and visitors to enjoy.”

Kohlhagens Beach Reserve is 20km from the Wagga Wagga CBD, off the Sturt Highway on Kolhagens Road. The community clean up will take place from 9am to 11am.

Participants should wear enclosed footwear, sun protection including hat, bring along a pair of gardening gloves and a bottle of water.

Rubbish collection bags will be provided. Cold drinks and morning tea will be supplied to thank the local legends who took part in the clean up. This event is supported locally by J.J. Richards & Sons Pty Ltd.

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