Earth Day

Annual Earth Day Town Cleanup Event

2012 Earth Day

Sunday, April 25, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

West Greenwich Town Pavilion
280 Victory Highway
West Greenwich, RI

Help us keep the town clean and green!

The West Greenwich Land Trust would like to thank the forty plus volunteers who joined us on Saturday, April 25 for the Town Wide Earth Day clean up. We were thrilled to see over 40 volunteers ranging in ages 7 years to 70 who came out to help clean up our roads!

The colorful West Greenwich Land Trust Earth Day shirts with our twenty-two sponsors listed looked great on everyone. It was wonderful to see our young citizens taking part and having fun doing it!

Thanks to all of the trustees and to our Earth Day coordinator, Bob Verrier, for doing a great job with this event! We have always said this is the best town in Rhode Island to live in because of the people who care so much about their community.

Together we all accomplished in six short hours...

  • 16.5 Miles of roads
  • Roadside trash picked up along Plain Meeting House Road, Sharpe Road, Weaver Hill Road, parts of Route 102, parts of Route 3
  • 40+ volunteers
  • Ages from 7 to 70
  • 10 total number of youth participants for citizenship award
  • Winner of the West Greenwich Citizenship Award: Ryan Clifford, Coventry High School Student
  • Total amount of garbage picked up: one and one/half 30 cubic yard dumpsters
  • 6 hours of work x 40 volunteers = 240 volunteer hours
  • Centreville Bank had 7 volunteers... thank you, Centreville Bank!
  • West Greenwich Fire Company #1 provided volunteers... thank you, WG Fire Company #1!
  • Majority of garbage hauled away was alcohol bottles as witnessed by our 40 volunteers (HOW SAD)

This Earth Day Clean-up would not have been possible without the generous support of our sponsors:

  • RI DEM
  • Dan's Place
  • Big River Veterinary Service
  • Verrier Tree Service, Inc.
  • RT 95 Sunoco
  • International Police Square Club, Inc
  • Hearthside Fireplace & Patio
  • Inman, Tourgee & Williamson
  • TLC Mini Storage
  • Billy Hill's Roadhouse
  • Centreville Bank
  • Kate & Allie's
  • RI Farm Bureau
  • Earth Scape, Inc.
  • TJ Hay & Grain
  • Rossi Auto Care
  • Little Rhody Railings
  • Cornerstone Pub
  • S&T True Hardware
  • The Maguire Family Forest

Event Photos

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