Article Published: Sep. 12 | Modified: Sep. 22
The town of Boone invites and encourages all citizens to
join the hundreds of volunteers making a conscious decision to promote community pride, while
enhancing Boone’s natural beauty and quality of life.
volunteers will be seen along Boone streets and streams for the statewide Litter Sweep during a
two-week period, running Sept. 21 through Oct. 5.
The town of Boone kicks
off the sweep with the biannual Boone Clean-Up Day on Saturday, Sept. 21, clearing unsightly litter
that has accumulated along streets and streams during the summer.
may participate by cleaning their premises, placing rubbish curbside and calling the Public Works
Department at (828) 268-6230 for free, convenient removal during the sweep.
town will also be awarding monetary prizes to the winners of the Most Unusual Litter Contest. People
may enter the contest by bringing unusual litter found along the roadsides and in the streams
within the town limits to the Public Works Center, located at 321 E. King St., on Boone Clean-Up
Day. The center also invites participants to drop by from noon to 1:30 p.m. for free refreshments
and community fellowship.
Clean-Up Day participants may come by the Public Works
Center between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. to pick up cleaning supplies, or they may choose to pick up
supplies prior to the event.
For more information and to register for the event,
contact Boone Adopt-A-Street/Stream/Flowerbed coordinator Shannon Isaacs at (828)