Sixteen volunteers collected 76 bags of trash at today’s Arakawa River clean event at Nishi Kasai. It was good weather and a good tide, and members essentially did a residual cleaning of a previously cleaned area. As the trash was sparse and in smaller pieces, it took time to fill bags but they gradually added up along with a few big finds. Then about 1/3 of today’s total came from the dirty angle which is also in need a cleaning again and slated for later this month. Meanwhile a tanuki appeared out of the bushes. He posed for a few photos in exchange for some snacks that I happened to have in my bag.
This is a double-header weekend – Day one completed yesterday with a good results in both ...
Tokyo River Friends was founded in early 2017 by members of Jambo International in order to focus on regular monthly clean ups of Tokyo area rivers, which was an expansion of several clean up events per year that Jambo had been doing for two decades as part of its broader environmental activities.