Oct. 6: Community cleanup

Campus community can participate in Newark's fall cleanup

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8:32 a.m., Sept. 25, 2012--The University of Delaware campus community is invited to join in the city of Newark’s fall community cleanup from 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 6.

Participants will meet at the Newark Municipal Building on Elkton Road, and gloves and trash bags will be provided.

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Jennifer Pyle, UD environmental health and safety officer, said the cleanup is of particular benefit to the storm water management program in helping keep trash out of local creeks and streams.

For additional information or to volunteer for the cleanup, call the Newark Parks and Recreation office at 302-366-7060, leave an after hours message at 302-366-7033 ext. 200 or email parksrec@newark.de.us.

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