Saturday, April 25 will be the day for the Alton City-Wide Spring Litter Clean Up, and the head of the organization is hoping for more volunteer participation again this year. There will be free gloves and bags at check-in stations at the corner of 3rd & Belle Streets as well as at Hellrung Park at the corner of 7th Street and Central Avenue.
Groups will also depart from Neudecker Insurance in Upper Alton and Joe K’s Restaurant in North Alton. Alton Beautification and Clean City Committee chairman Carolyn MacAfee tells The Biig Z anyone can take part in the effort to tackle high traffic areas as well as streets off the beaten path that need attention.
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She wants to stress this is not a bulk-item pick up. If you have large items like a washing machine, for example, call Republic Services and they will arrange a pick up for a small fee. This year's clean up starts at 9am April 25th rain or shine.