The 12th annual County Clean Up will take place across the county on Saturday, 6th April and voluntary organisations and individuals across Kerry are invited to get involved in one of the biggest community events of the year in the county.
The County Clean-Up takes place with the support of KWD Recycling and Kerry County Council and over the past decade, hundreds of tonnes of rubbish have been collected along Kerry roads by thousands of volunteers.
The Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, Cllr Jim Finucane urged everyone to participate in the effort to clear up towns, villages and the countryside across Kerry.
‘The tremendous effort of volunteers over the past twelve years has made a major contribution to keeping Kerry litter-free. The County Clean Up greatly complements the work which Kerry County Council does all year round to promote environmental awareness and maintain our wonderful landscape.
‘Registration is now open at and I hope that local communities will participate in large numbers,’ he said.
Noel O’Reilly from KWD said: ‘KWD Recycling is proud to be involved in the County Clean Up which is now in its 12th year. It is a very important day that has made a huge difference on the roads of Kerry and west Cork with thousands of people showing great community spirit.’
Environmental Awareness Officer at Kerry County Council, Breda Moriarty said: ‘The amazing and diligent work of many community groups and individuals for the County Clean Up is admirable. Everyone coming together to keep Kerry clean and our roads litter free for an 12th year is fantastic.’
Groups must register to ensure they receive a clean-up pack and to nominate a collection point for any litter collected.