Raquel Mena is a rock star and the instigator of our first clean-up of 2014. While we have been working to keep the LAB I-35 underpass in a reasonably glass and trash free condition since early 2011, Raquel is the first person so far to e-mail me and say that the site is a mess
Ground Breaking News (literally)
Our proposed LAB 4th Street/I-35 Bikeway Landscaping Project is alive! This has been a year in the making and ground has finally been broken. Not only will this result in a much more attractive space, it will make it easier to de-litter the area during our monthly/bi-monthly cleanups. This project was initiated as a way
27th Annual Clean Sweep
Clean Sweep is KAB’s annual citywide cleanup that takes place all over Austin. In 2011 there were 136 cleanup locations all around Austin (31 zip codes) which collected over 25 tons of trash (from public spaces) and over 45,000 cigarette butts! This year 2012 it is occurring on Saturday, April 14 and we will be
SXSW Is Gone, And Now So Is The Trash It Left Behind On The LAB Underpass
Today’s cleanup took a bit longer than usual due to the amount of junk scattered across the bikeway and the surrounding area. Everything on the ground has been picked up but we left the posters on the pillars for the memories.
The Cleaning Continues
We finished our 2nd 2012 clean-up of the Lance Armstrong Bikeway 4th street/I-35 underpass. Gloves, broom, and shovels were brought and the bag of trash was carted away by bike trailer. There was a surprising amount of glass this week, but not anymore!