Residents Clean Local Waterways During Lockdown

Advocates for Clean and Clear Waterways is a charitable organization launched by two D.C.-area residents dedicated to cleaning up local waterways amid stay-at-home orders during the coronavirus pandemic. Their first project is Hunting Creek. Caleb Merendino and Ben Swanson are the pair behind the group. They said they’ve pulled 110 bags of garbage out of the creek over the past six days and will need another 100 bags to finish the cleanup.

According to wtop.com, “They decided to trace where the trash was coming from, and they said their search led them to the Alexandria Recycling Center off Eisenhower Avenue. Once inside, the duo took a video of the conditions. In it, a tractor is seen moving around mulch in an area next to recycling bins. There’s trash in between the rows of bins. Conditions are the same for the area between the last row of bins and a fence that surrounds the property.”

As per wtop.com, “The camera closes in on holes in the fence and areas where the trash appears to wash out under the fence and down a hill that leads right into the waterway and, eventually, into the Potomac River. Merendino and Swanson said they have notified the city of Alexandria about the trash problem.”

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