Litter Busters take on trash on Landry Avenue

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Members of the Litter Busters held a cleanup of Landry Avenue was done on March 20. [L-R] are Executive Director Marsha Goldstein of Keep North Attleborough Beautiful, Litter Busters volunteers Grace Fairchild, Dan Voisinet, Karen Ross, and Litter Busters Coordinator Margaret Vigorito. Courtesy photo

By Max Bowen-max.bowen@northstarreporter.com

Members of the Litter Busters bagged masks, water bottles, and beer and soda cans during a cleanup of Landry Avenue.

According to Marsha Goldstein, founder of Keep North Attleborough Beautiful, the Litter Busters worked both sides of the road from the middle school to the electric department. Liquor bottles and nips, pieces of restaurant take-out containers, two loaded diapers, and various other types of litter were found during the March 20 cleanup.

Yesterday was the first time several Litter Buster volunteers got together to clean up one area, as suggested by Grace Fairchild,” wrote Goldstein. “It was a wonderful way to meet each other as well as cleaning up part of Landry Avenue.”

Fairchild is an active member of Litter Busters and usually cleans up between Smith and Mount Hope streets with her sister. She often walks along Landry and has seen the trash dumped there.

A lot of food and drink containers and cups and the alcohol bottles,” said Fairchild.

KNAB will hold the annual Town-Wide Cleanup will be held on May 7, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. This will be the first time the cleanup has had indoor events since 2019. Volunteers can register by going to www.keepnabeautiful.com/Volunteer.

Litter Busters is a program run by KNAB, in which volunteers choose an area to monitor and clean up all year as needed. All supplies are provided, including a red Litter Busters T-shirt and North Attleborough town trash bags.

Anyone interested in becoming a Litter Buster should contact Margaret Vigorito at knablitterbusters@gmail.com.