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Big Sweep 2013
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Thank you volunteers! 
Big Sweep 2013 removed over 29 tons of litter from local waterways.  A little elbow grease goes a long way to clean up local creeks and lakes.
More than 700 people took part in our annual cleanup of creeks and lakes on September 28th.
That 29 tons of litter includes:
• 693 bags of trash
• approximately 99 bags of recycling
• 261 tires (200 or 19.67 tons of those were removed from Sugar Creek)
Some of the interesting objects found this year include:
• football helmet
• cheese grater
• bowling ball
• box spring frame
• 4 roll out recycling containers
• toy robot​

Visit our facebook page to see pictures of the event and feel free to add your own!

If you had your own group complete a clean up a creek in your neighborhood please report your results online.

Can’t participate, but want to get involved?   Visit the NC Big Sweep Website to learn how to become a member.

What's it like to take part in Big Sweep?  Watch this Video

 NC Big Sweep  Mecklenburg County Park and Rc Republic Services  Wipe Out Waste 

Thank you to our sponsors!