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Litter campaign strewn across City

Litter campaign strewn across City The City of Canterbury Bankstown is committed to keeping the City clean over summer, as thousands flock to popular picnic spots across the area. No  

The City of Canterbury Bankstown is committed to keeping the City clean over summer, as thousands flock to popular picnic spots across the area.

Mayor, Khal Asfour, said Council’s litter program, ‘We Like Our Park Litter Free’, is one way to reduce litter across Canterbury-Bankstown.

"This year will mark the fifth year we have implemented the program along our City’s foreshores - installing 78 litter bins and 12 coal bins," Mayor Asfour said.

"Since the program began, we’ve seen a 90 per cent reduction in litter across the foreshore parks, which is a monumental team effort by Council and the community."

Mayor Asfour said the last thing he wanted was for park-goers, or unexpected revelers, to create chaos in the City’s parks and foreshores, just like what happened at Little Bay Beach, Maroubra and at St Kilda foreshore, on Christmas Day.

"It’s unacceptable what happened at both those beaches," Mayor Asfour said.

"This behavior is what we are trying to avoid, which is why we are campaigning harder than ever through our Clean Park Educators."

Until the end of March, Council’s Clean Park Educators will be scouring popular destinations and asking picnickers to take a pledge, and commit to putting their rubbish in bins.

"We’ve already seen a dramatic improvement when it comes to the community using coal barbecues," Mayor Asfour said.

"Previously, people were disposing the coals in any bin, but now, more than two-thirds of groups are placing their hot coals in the coal bin, which is a great effort."

Mayor Asfour stressed the need for community participation.

"Keeping our City clean is a responsibility we all have, so if we all do the right thing, we are one step closer to achieving a litter-free environment," Mayor Asfour said.

In addition to the ‘We Like Our Park Litter Free’ program, Council has been dedicated to reducing litter across the entire City.

"This year, we introduced sensors in 60 bins across the area, so we could better understand how street litter bins are being used," Mayor Asfour said.

"We also had several successful one-off litter programs, including ‘We Like Greenacre Litter Free’, ‘Litter Management in Campsie’ and ‘Tackling Takeaway Litter’, which have all contributed to the reduction of litter in our local streets and parklands."

To find out more about Council’s waste initiatives, go to

 3/01/2018 10:36 AM