The County of Prince Edward will join communities across the region for the annual Quinte Trash Bash on Saturday, May 8.
“Based on the response to neighbourhood cleanups already planned for this spring, it’s clear that people want to get out and make a difference in the community,” Mayor Steve Ferguson says. “I hope that enthusiasm extends across the County for Quinte Trash Bash on May 8, especially in the rural areas where we traditionally see a lot of litter along our roadsides and in green space.”
The County invites residents to pick up litter along roadsides and sidewalks and in parks and green spaces on Saturday, May 8 or any day leading up to it. Supply kits with bags and gloves are available in advance by visiting 115 Lake Street in Picton between 8 am and 3 pm.
On May 8 between 9 am and 1 pm, participants can pick up kits and drop off garbage they collect at the following locations:
- 15 Coleman Street (Ameliasburgh)
- 75 County Road 1 (Hallowell)
- 3076 County Road 10 (behind Milford Town Hall)
There is no charge for dropping off garbage collected during Quinte Trash Bash.
Register online and choose an area where you would like to pick up litter. Registering helps organizers identify the areas that have been cleaned and how many people are participating in the event.
The County reminds participants to follow all COVID-19 health guidance. Only collect trash as an individual or in a small group with other members of your household. Stay 2 metres or 6 feet away from others not living within your household. Please review the COVID-19 checklist before participating in the Quinte Trash Bash.