PARSIPPANY — The Whippany River Watershed Action Committee (WRWAC) coordinated a cleanup for congregation members of St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church at Veterans Park in April 28. The WRWAC supplied contractor bags, work gloves, hand held trash pickers and refreshments for all volunteers. Rev. Susan Sica helped organize the clean-up for her congregation located at480 South Beverwyck Road.
Among the many items removed were shoes, tires, metal pipes and a stereo boombox, as well as a bevy of aluminum cans, glass bottles, plastic bottles and bags.
The Township of Parsippany supplied containers to properly recycle/separate glass, aluminum, plastic, trash and other items found.
“THE WRWAC’s mission is to preserve, protect and maintain the land and water of the Whippany River Watershed.” states WRWAC Co-Chair Len Cipkins. “Every year we identify several locations in our watershed in need of a clean-up.”
The Whippany River Watershed Action Committee is a non-profit, grassroots organization based in Morris County, comprised of members representing thirteen municipal governments, the Board of Chosen Freeholders, and other stakeholders.