Some 150 bags of garbage have been collected from the Winston Jones Highway in Mandeville by two hundred university students, in partnership with the Southern Parks and Markets, SPM Waste Management Company.
This as the company which is the southern arm of the National Solid Waste Management Authority N-S-W-M-A, has begun a series of roadway clean-up projects to rid garbage caused by littering.
The regional company which is responsible for the collection of residential and commercial garbage in Manchester, Clarendon and St. Elizabeth kicked off the initiative on March 5 in partnership with the Northern Caribbean University, NCU.
Regional Operations Manager of SPM, Edward Muir is urging schools and other organizations and groups to execute similar projects.
Meantime, Executive Director of the N-S-W-M-A, Audley Gordon, has lauded the move as a defining factor of many clean-up partnerships to come.