CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Applications are now available for the 2017 West Virginia Make It Shine Statewide Cleanup.
This annual event is jointly sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection and the Division of Highways.
During the first two weeks of April, the Make It Shine program will provide resources such as cleanup materials, waste hauling, and landfill fees to community groups volunteering to conduct litter cleanups on state streams or public lands.
More than 6,500 West Virginia people participated in last year’s statewide cleanup. These volunteers removed nearly 100 tons of litter, including 900 tires, from our state’s landscape.
The application deadline for those wishing to participate this year is March 6, 2017. Applications are available through contacting Terry Carrington, Make It Shine Program Coordinator, at 1-800-322-5530, or by email at: Terry.R.Carrington@wv.gov. Applications may also be downloaded at: www.dep.wv.gov
on the REAP main page.