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Keep Brevard Beautiful’s Trash Bash Collects More Than 30,000 Pounds of Litter

Some of the materials collected include a 19-inch television, tires, pieces of metal rebar, a barbecue grill, a sailboat rudder, yellow plastic pipe, a chair and tennis balls.

During Keep Brevard Beautiful’s 36th annual Trash Bash, more than 1,150 volunteers collected 30,642 pounds of litter from 40 different sites throughout Brevard, Fla. Some of the materials collected include a 19-inch television, tires, pieces of metal rebar, a barbecue grill, a sailboat rudder, yellow plastic pipe, a chair and tennis balls.

The city of Cocoa was awarded first prize for most volunteers and litter collected, and the city of Melbourne was awarded second prize.

Florida Today has more:

More than 1,150 litter-busting volunteers collected 30,642 pounds of discarded garbage — including an abandoned 19-inch television and other oddball items — during Keep Brevard Beautiful’s 36th annual Trash Bash event.

From 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, bag-toting volunteers fanned out across about 40 sites from Titusville to Palm Bay, said Allison Arteaga, KBB volunteer and events coordinator.

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