Registration opens on Monday for the 2013 Alberta Pitch-In Week campaign.
The annual anti-litter and cleanup effort is part of a Pitch-In Canada’s national campaign. Last year, 18,115 projects were completed in more than 500 communities, collecting a total of about two million kg of garbage from natural areas.
Community groups can register by calling 1-877-PITCH-IN (748-3446) or online at www.pitch-in.ca. For free garbage bags, groups must register by March 15.
The City of Red Deer’s annual Green Deer clean up program runs from April 15 to June 16, with the Red Deer River Clean up slated for June 2.