SCHOOL LITTER BLITZ

THE TREAD LIGHTLY CARAVAN SWINGS INTO ACTION

12/11/2020


The Litter Blitz at Dawson Primary last Thursday, 12 November, was a great event.
In just over an hour, the students, along with a significant number of parent and community helpers, picked up 232.69 kg of litter and rubbish!
Well done Tread Lightly Caravan - you guys are doing an incredible job. Thanks to Ra and Shannon from Green Gorilla, who volunteered to help out.

Litter Blitz
The Litter Blitz initiative has become a great addition to the Tread Lightly programme as a way for students to “take action” and to show leadership in their community against litter and illegal dumping.
A Blitz involves a school shutting down for two hours to allow every student, teacher and as many parents and community volunteers as possible to pick up litter from neighbouring streets. Tread Lightly undertakes all the organisation, supplies all the equipment and provides a celebration BBQ for students and volunteers.
The Blitzes are also proving very popular to give back and get involved with their local community.
Tread Lightly has organised Litter Blitzes with nine schools across Auckland, hosting 4,578 students, teachers, parents and community volunteers, with 2,606 kg of litter and illegal dumping collected.

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13/08/2019

Congratulations to Randwick Park Primary and Waikowhai Primary School on their highly successful Litter Blitz! 

Between the two events, approximately 870 students, along with multiple teachers, parents, local community and business volunteers converged on their respective local streets to pick up litter. 200kgs of litter was picked up by the kids at Waikowhai Primary School alone and in just over an hour!

Ra from Green Gorilla and the amazing pupils from Room 23 at Randwick Park Primary retrieved some interesting rubbish, some of which included: a mattress, a kid’s scooter, a fire hydrant and a spinning wheel!

Green Gorilla supplied the Gorilla Bags and waste removal service for the events, with which we were so glad that we could help! It was amazing to see the kids eager to get involved with the cleanup and we can't wait to be involved in another Litter Blitz!

Randwick Primary School Litter Blitz kids
Auckland school kids waving hands in the air

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