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Posted on: April 13, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Carteret County to hold county-wide cleanup April 23

Save the Date - Litter

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Litter Free Land & Sea is recruiting volunteers for the annual spring county-wide litter cleanup day, where volunteer groups across the county can team up to pick up litter in the community.

The cleanup day provides an opportunity to give back and connect with friends, neighbors, and coworkers as well as the environment in a safe and easy way.

The event will take place on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m. until noon. Check-in will begin at 8:45 a.m. at any one of the six Carteret County clean-up sites listed below.

Peletier Town Hall
1603 Highway 58
Peletier NC 28584

Eastern Park*
450 NC Hwy 70 E
Smyrna NC 28579
*meet at old side of park

Grayden Paul Park
718 Front Street
Beaufort NC 28516

Train Depot
1001 Arendell Street
Morehead City NC 28557

Fort Benjamin Park*
100 McQueen Ave
Newport NC 28570
*meet at recreation center

Salter Path Beach Access
1025 Salter Path Road
Salter Path NC 28512

Every volunteer will receive a t-shirt and is eligible for prizes and drawings including gift certificates for restaurants, store merchandise, family-centered places, and more. Winners will be announced by a virtual award ceremony.

Volunteers will be provided free refreshments, gloves, trash bags, safety gear and trash pick-up tools while supplies last. Just bring water and wear comfortable shoes. This is a rain or shine event.

To ensure supplies are available for everyone who participates, individuals and teams are asked to register no later than Thursday, April 21 by visiting

Litter Free Land and Sea is an initiative of Carteret County Government, Crystal Coast Economic Development, Carteret County Sheriff's Office, and various community partners, that involves the community in responsible solutions for a clean and beautiful environment and promotes community awareness, public education, litter prevention, collection and enforcement.

For more information on Litter Free Land and Sea, visit


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