There is 12 tonnes less of garbage in the St. Lawrence River

October 17, 2016 at 10:33 am Leave a comment

garbageThe clean-up effort spearheaded by the St. Lawrence River Institute along with its partners in the Upper St. Lawrence Protection Network announced on Friday, Sept. 16 that they had successfully pulled nearly 12 tonnes of garbage out of the river.

Friday was their last clean-up day, they held three others throughout the summer.

On Friday, there were still more than 100 people doing yet another sweep of the St. Lawrence.

The team on Friday included 40 CCVS students who where picking up garbage along the coast and two teams of divers pulling stuff up from the bottom.

Read There is 12 tonnes less of garbage in the St. Lawrence River by Nick Seebruch at The Cornwall Seaway News.


Entry filed under: Community, Students/Youth, Waste.

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