2nd annual Green Friday Salt River cleanup project

2nd annual Green Friday Salt River cleanup project

*Photo Courtesy of Robert Coonrod


Natural Restorations hosted the 2nd Annual Green Friday Salt River Cleanup on Friday, November 23rd, 2018. Volunteers helped remove 2.44 tons of trash, that’s 4,880 pounds!

 *Photo courtesy of Robert Coonrod

346 volunteers, including 109 youth volunteers, met in the 2nd parking lot at Phon D Sutton Recreation Area and hiked upriver, crossing at its lowest point to access trash from a part of the river rarely seen. Volunteers found a lot of old trash, like beer and soda cans from the 1970's, as well as sheets, boom boxes, clothing, hats, shoes, inner tubes, glass beer bottles, a heavy trash can, and much more.

At Manatee Bags, we were proud to support this amazing event by donating some of our bags to the raffle! We'd love to thank our friends from Natural Restorations for making this happen. You, guys, do the most important job to keep mother Nature clean. 

Check out the whole event coverage here.

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