Seven volunteers turned out for today’s Edogawa River clean up on the Barakinakayama side and collected 24 bags of trash. In what is becoming common on this section of the Edogawa, there were only moderate amounts of new accumulation and lots of smaller pieces being collected. The river has simply gotten a lot cleaner, but this type of residual cleaning is still very important. The weather was hot, so we started under the bridge and took two breaks out of the sun, but were still able to remove a lot of trash. Mina-san otsukaresama!
It was a big turnout on the Arakawa Saturday led by David and Miki with 12 volunteers ...
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.