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300 lbs. of Trash to be Picked up at Park in Rockville
300 lbs. of Trash to be Picked up at Park in Rockville


ROCKVILLE, MD – On Saturday, July 16th from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., United By Blue will partner with Hudson Trail Outfitters in hosting a cleanup of Lake Needwood at Rock Creek Regional Park. The cleanup taking place in Rockville, MD is expected to remove approximately 300 pounds of trash. Over 70 volunteers are expected to show and will be supplied with gloves, trash bags, food and drinks. Our cleanups are equal parts work and play, throughout the day we will be hosting contests and giveaways.

Hudson Trail Outfitters has been providing high quality gear and equipment to outdoor enthusiasts since 1971. They help people throughout the Mid-Atlantic region to experience the outdoors through mountaineering, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, climbing, biking, skiing, snowboarding, and fishing.

A sustainable apparel company based in Philadelphia, PA, United By Blue’s mission is ‘For every one product sold, UBB removes 1 pound of trash from our world’s oceans and waterways’. The debris picked up in Rockville, MD will be added to United By Blue’s latest total of over 26,000 pounds of trash collected since the company’s creation in May 2010. Thus far, United By Blue is on track to reach their goals of 100,000 pounds by the end of 2011 and 1 million pounds of trash by the end of 2012.

For more information on United By Blue or the cleanup, call 215-642-0693 or visit their website at http://unitedbyblue.com/ .