Launch of Clean up Laois Week 2019


 

Clean up Laois Week is now in its 16th year and is run in conjunction with An Taisce’s – National Spring Clean Campaign.  This years event takes place from the 8th to 12th of April 2019.

 

In previous years, the campaign has been a huge success and growing year on year, with the support and sponsorship from AES who take away the bags of rubbish collected.  In 2018 nearly 150 groups registered and in excess of 900 volunteers took part in the initiative, which resulted in a total of 49.08 tonnes of waste being collected.

 

To register your group you can download a registration form from here: Clean up Laois Week 2019 or contact Siobhan Duff in the Environment Section on 057 86 74330 or cleanupweek@laoiscoco.ie

 

 

Bags, gloves and litter pickers will be available to registered groups from the 3rd of April from County Hall, Portlaoise, Laois and served on a first come first served basis.  AES will take away the bags of rubbish collected during the week on a rota basis as per registration form.

 

Launching Clean Up Laois Week which runs from 8th-12th April 2019 are Siobhan Duff, Environment section LCC and Paul Flanagan, AES (sponsor) with ‘Binji’.
Picture: Alf Harvey.