Trash Bash: Come out and help our environment by picking up waterway trash in the Houston area

trash bash March 28, 2020If you’re not otherwise engaged on March 28, 2020, consider joining us for a great time hanging out with trash.  No, not that kind of trash.  We’re talking about the kind of trash that pollutes our waterways and therefore our environment.  It’s the 26th annual  River, Lakes, Bays ‘N Bayous Trash Bash to support the Texas Conservation Fund.

The Conservation Fund was launched in 1985 to advance America’s land and water legacy. Working with a variety of partners, the Fund focuses on conserving land, training leaders and investing in conservation.  It is headquartered in Arlington, Va., and has saved more than 6 million acres of land throughout all 50 states.

What happens at the Trash Bash?

It’s one big clean-up, with thousands of volunteers who care about our planet gathering along waterways in Texas and removing the trash that could spoil and ruin our natural lands.  The River, Lakes, Bays ‘N Bayous Trash Bash is the largest one-day waterway clean-up in Texas, so why not come on out and make the 2020 event even larger?

Conservation-minded folks will be working on March 28 at 16 sites in the greater Houston area.  This official event page gives details on the locations.

Last year in 2019, volunteers picked up 56.5 tons of trash including 513 discarded tires and almost three tons of recyclable material.

 

 

Event start times

Start and finish times may differ slightly depending on the location, but typically, activities begin at 8 a.m. and wrap up around 1 p.m.

When you volunteer to help out, you’ll receive a free lunch and enjoy some cool entertainment and possibly win a door prize.

Trash Bash is financed in part by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency grants through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Trash Bash is approved to receive TCEQ Supplemental Environmental Project funds.

We hope you can find a little time to hang out with some trash on March 28 and support the environment in our Great State of Texas!

The TGB Group Team