The Richardson, TX Trash Bash will take place on Saturday, April 7 from 9 am- 12 noon. This is the 16th year Richardson has participated to celebrate "Keep America Beautiful" month.
Trash bags and street assignments will be handed out on Thursday, April 5 at 7 pm at the Richardson Civic Center. There will be prizes awarded at the end of the day when everyone meets back at the Civic Center.
Texas started the "Don't Mess with Texas" campaign back in 1985. Since then, it's reported that there has been a 75% decrease in litter along the roads.
Across the country, there are supposed to be about 80,000 volunteers and this is considered the largest one-day clean-up in the nation.
If you would like to participate, you can contact the Health Department at 972-744-4076. If you're not in Richardson, TX, call your city and see if there's a similar event going on in your area.