3 participants from ISP: Sakurako Sekine (Gr.12), Emi Mori-Fegan (Gr.11) and Mana Katori (Gr.11)
The cool autumn air meant gloves and jackets were required, but dedicated volunteers braved the elements to remove about 450 kg of waste from across Langley Township during Fall Clean Up Langley Days on Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24.
“This was the first time the Township has tried a second Clean Up Langley Days in the same year, and what this event really made us realize is how much pride the residents, businesses, and community groups have in their own communities,” said Amanda Connolly of the Township’s strategic initiatives department. “It is so encouraging to see these dedicated volunteers step up and take initiative to better their communities and the environment around them.”
The volunteers included residents, businesses, schools, and organizations. They included those from Aldergrove TD Canada Trust, the Aldergrove Business Association, Langley Elks, Lindsay Kenney LLP law firm, Cool J’s Ice Cream, the Fort Langley Evangelical Free Church, and the Langley Environmental Partners Society.