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Trash for Trees Pick Up

January 23 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

Cross-post for awareness:  Trash for Trees is an environmental and beautification project organized by a local citizen activist based in St. Louis City. The goals of Trash for Trees project, which partners with Forest ReLeaf, are to work in specific city neighborhoods picking up trash and planting native trees on the yards of homeowners. With the help of local financial sponsors, Trash for Trees puts a price on the pieces of trash picked up. This means each piece of trash picked up helps fund the purchase of a tree that gets planted in a city neighborhood. Trees are provided through and planted by Forest ReLeaf staff and volunteers.
The trash goal in 2023 was to pick up 36,000 pieces of trash to raise enough funds to plant 60 trees. Check!
The trash goal for 2024 is to pick up 40,000 pieces of trash to fund 80 trees.
Trash for Trees’ Pick Ups in The Patch Neighborhood:
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 9:30-11am     7501 Michigan Ave.; at Michigan and Koeln
Thursday, Jan. 25, 9:30-11am    7726 Virginia Ave.; at Virginia and Ivory
Tuesday, Jan. 30, 9:30-11am     8000 Ivory St.; at Ivory and Poepping
Saturday, Feb. 10, 10am-12pm  parking lot next to the Off Track Saloon (7301 S. Broadway)
All volunteers need to do is show up with sturdy shoes/boots and some drinking water. Supplies will be provided including trash-grabbers. Please try to arrive 10 minutes early.
Those interested in supporting Aaron Dohogne in his efforts can email dohogne.aaron@gmail.com
He would appreciate knowing who’s coming to each Pick Up. Also find updates at Trash for Trees’ Facebook group- https://www.facebook.com/groups/620083583642757/
Forest ReLeaf of Missouri distributes up to 10,000 free trees annually through Project CommuniTree. Information about the organization is at https://moreleaf.org/


January 23
9:30 am - 11:00 am