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Charleston Lab Adopt-A-Highway Participation Enters 26th Year

Published on: 02/17/2016

NCCOS’s Center for Coastal Environmental Health and Biomolecular Research (CCEHBR) recently began its 26th year of volunteering in PalmettoPride’s Adopt-A-Highway program, an effort tofight litter and help beautify South Carolina.

Over the past 25 years, the hard work of CCEHBR volunteers has produced 1,115 30-gallon bags of trash, weighing a grand total of 8.4 tons. This effort has garnered several local and state service awards, including Charleston County’s Outstanding Adopt-A-Highway Group of the Year. The volunteers include current, former, and retired CCEHBR employees dedicated to bagging trash four times annually along a particularly well littered road in Charleston County.

For more information, contact Pete Key.

Volunteers Paul Bauersfeld and Pete Key begin Adopt-A-Highway litter cleanup on a chilly February morning in Charleston County, SC. (Credit: Katy W. Chung)

Volunteers Paul Bauersfeld and Pete Key begin Adopt-A-Highway litter clean up on a chilly February morning in Charleston County, South Carolina. Credit: Katy W. Chung.

 

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