Hundreds of volunteers are teaming up to remove trash from Sumner County cities on Saturday, March 25, after the 2022 accomplishment of 12 tons were removed, the first year the countywide cleanup was held.
The Sumner County Community Spring Cleanup include areas of Gallatin, Hendersonville, Goodlettsville, Portland, Westmoreland and White House, organizers said. More than 300 volunteers participated last year to remove litter from roadways and waterways where trash accumulates, according to Ashley Berry, chair of the Sumner County Health Committee.
Individuals, civil clubs, church and youth groups, sports teams and more participate and organizers are expecting more volunteers this year, Berry said. The Sumner County Health Committee is working with the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s Nobody Trashes Tennessee litter prevention campaign on the cleanup evenr.
Meeting times, locations and cleanup routes will be shared to those who register at https://healthysumner.com/sumner-county-spring-clean-up/. Each city has a designated location for volunteers to sign in and receive trash bags, vests and gloves.