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Mesquite, TX – April 28, 2021 – More than 300 volunteers collected over 180 bags, containing nearly 4,000 pounds of litter from 19 locations around Mesquite, including parks, neighborhoods and retail shopping areas as a part of Keep Mesquite Beautiful, Inc. (KMB) cleanup event, Trash Bash, on April 24.
Selket Daese, Volunteer and Keep Mesquite Beautiful Program Administrator, said, “We are so grateful for the help of our volunteer groups, youth groups and businesses. This was a successful cleanup event due in large part to the participation of community to rally towards the goal of keeping Mesquite looking good.”
Trash Bash was the first event that is part of the City’s new Clean City Initiative. The initiative combines the efforts of several City departments and programs into a unified strategy to improve the appearance of our community. The Clean City Initiative will combine the efforts of Keep Mesquite Beautiful, Mesquite Parks and Recreation, Environmental Code and Solid Waste to promote litter prevention, beautification projects and improved regulations. Learn more and sign up to volunteer at www.cityofmesqutie.com/CleanCity.
The next Trash Bash is September 25 and groups can register at www.cityofmesquite.com/TrashBash. For more information, please contact KMB at KMB@cityofmesquite.com or 972-329-8331.