One volunteer collected 18 bags of trash at today’s Arakawa River clean up event. For only the third time in about 200 events no one came today. It was just me. Well, the show must go on. Not my best performance, but I spent more than half time cutting and removing grass. Then collected trash toward the end. The photos at the end include today’s collection on the right and our haul from last week on the left. Some sodai gomi was collected too, but the government had just picked up the sodai gomi for the past two weeks, so I will wait until next week to put that out, also when there is more help to move it.
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.