Guy Was Really Annoyed by the Trash in His Town

by | Sep 26, 2016 | Climate Change, Energy, Pollution | 0 comments

Tommy Kleyn, a guy from the Netherlands, showed us just how easy it is to volunteer in your city. He cleaned up a heavily polluted bank on his way to work. All Tommy had to do was wake up half an hour earlier every day until the trash was all gone. This is his story:

Every day I go for a ride on my bike. I like this place — if you don’t count the garbage. The whole of the embankment is covered in waste from people who’ve had picnics there.“

“One time I became so tired of looking at it, I decided to deal with the problem myself.“

“It took me 30 minutes to fill up one bag of waste.“

“But one bag didn’t solve the problem. So I promised myself that I would fill up a bag every day.“

“In a week I’d gathered 20 bags, and one part of the river bank was completely transformed.“

“I told my friends about it on Facebook, and they told theirs. Soon I’d found 180 people from my town who wanted to help me clean up the river bank.“

“This is what I’d told them: All it takes is 30 minutes, and you’ll be surprised how good you feel afterwards. Because it’s very important.

To read full story and view the pictures along with Tommy’s words with the progress and process which was followed: WiKr

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