Masco Environmental Club Cleans Up the Ipswich River

Posted by Peter Delani on 11/5/2019 12:00:00 PM

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(Left to right) Gianna Castellarin, Charlotte Losee, Uma Bhuju, Catherine Malatesta, Katie Bernard, Karleigh Odiet, and Marion Duval of the Masconomet Environmental Club collect trash at landings along the Ipswich River Water Trail as part of the Fall Riverwide Clean Up.

The Ipswich River Watershed Association reported that Masconomet Environmental Club Members participated in the  Saturday, October 26th Fall Riverwide Clean Up. Volunteers collected bags filled with trash that would otherwise have washed into the river and its tributaries. Instead of sinking into the river bottom, the plastic waste collected during the clean up will be used to create Ecobricks for a sustainability project by House Factory.

Ecobricks, like those that will be made from the plastic waste collected during the Fall Riverwide Clean Up.