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Litter Free Lexington County SC Spring Sweep in Pelion: A Great American Cleanup Event

Pelion, SC 03/27/2024 - The County of Lexington and the Lexington County Sherriff’s Department are partnering with the Town of Pelion, Town of Pelion Police Department and Palmetto Pride to host a Great American Cleanup event titled “Spring Sweep in Pelion: A Great American Cleanup Event.” The County was selected to receive funds and volunteer supplies from Palmetto Pride’s Litter Prevention Grant to host the event.


The event will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Pelion Park located at 615 Railroad Ave. Registration will begin at 8:45 A.M. and volunteers will be picking up at the park and surrounding areas between 9 A.M. and 12 P.M. Volunteers are asked to arrive at or before 8:45 A.M. so they can get signed in and organized to start on time. Volunteers will be provided a vest, gloves, and litter pick-up stick for use during the event.


Those interested in signing up can call Lorie at the County of Lexington Department of Solid Waste at 803-785-4940 or sign up with this web form:


The Great American Cleanup® is a series of events promoted by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) that brings litter cleanup coordinators together across the nation to plan events between March 19 and June 20, 2024. This is the 26th year KAB has promoted the nation’s largest community improvement program, which has created positive change and lasting impact in local communities across the nation.


Litter Free Lexington County SC, is an initiative that began in 2022, hosted by the County of Lexington’s Department of Solid Waste Management that aims to connect volunteers interested in helping cleanup litter in the county to those who work with litter management on a daily basis. The program hopes to provide resources for municipalities and a network for local volunteers to get involved in their neighborhoods throughout the county.


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