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‘Keep Calm and Clean On’ Piscataway: Township Celebrates 10th Anniversary Clean-Up Day (Updated Photo Gallery)

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The 'Clean-up team' that has been making this event happen for ten years Credits: Councilwoman Michele Lombardi
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'Clean-up team' working in the kitchen to feed volunteers Credits: Councilwoman Michele Lombardi
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Piscataway Seniors Credits: Councilwoman Michele Lombardi
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Guyatri Center cleaning Johnson Park Credits: Councilwoman Michele Lombardi
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Piscataway Girl Scouts help clean up township parks on Community Clean-up Day Credits: Kenneth Simmons
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Volunteers help distribute trash collection materials at the Little League Complex. Credits: Kenneth Simmons
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‘Keep Calm and Clean On’ Piscataway: Township Celebrates 10th Anniversary Clean-Up Day Credits: Kenneth Simmons
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‘Keep Calm and Clean On’ Piscataway: Township Celebrates 10th Anniversary Clean-Up Day Credits: Kenneth Simmons
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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Sunny skies and Spring temperatures were in order for Piscataway’s 10th Annual Township Clean-up Day on Saturday. 

Over 600 volunteers registered through their community groups or on their own to help pick up litter from parks around the township.  This year’s theme was ‘Keep Calm and Clean On Piscataway’.

“This was the biggest turnout for our 10 year anniversary of the cleanup program,” said event coordinator and Ward 4 Councilwoman, Michelle Lombardi as she helped distribute trash collection materials at the Little League Complex.

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Participants wore purple T-shirts emblazoned with a logo during the clean-up, and were given bright orange trash bags and work gloves along with a tote bag to carry bottled water, bagels and snacks to keep them fueled.

According to the registration form, the goals for community-wide cleanup day were litter prevention and minimizing waste “to improve the landscape in our community and help make our community a better place to live, work and play.”

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