Trash & Tire Pickers

Hosted by: Eastern PA Coalition for Abandoned Mine Reclamation

Date

Ongoing Opportunity

Time

Contact coordinator for times

Contact

Robert Hughes
rhughes@epcamr.org
(570) 371-3523

About Trash & Tire Pickers

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EPCAMR has identified numerous community areas throughout the region, where illegal dumping is rampant on abandoned mine lands and in our streams and rivers. Annually, we coordinate around 3-5 cleanups at these sites and are always looking for community volunteers. EPCAMR secures funding yearly through grant programs to pay for the removal of the trash,tires, and debris.

Cleanups are coordinated depending on funding availability to cover the costs of the dumpsters that are needed to remove the debris. EPCAMR has other partners in the region, namely the Pennsylvania Environmental Council, NE Office, and the Lackawanna River Corridor Association, that currently has funding for cleanups and when the need for volunteers arise, EPCAMR could alert them of your interest, if interested.

Application Process

Must be at least 13
Orientation or Training


We're looking for volunteers who:

Care about:

  • Environment
    Environment
  • Comm advocacy
    Community Advocacy

Are interested in:

  • The outdoors
    The Outdoors

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