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LitterBug2012
LitterBugs Beware

Jul 17, 2012

The City of Mississauga’s Corporate Security Bike Patrol will be conducting its annual litter awareness blitz on Saturday, July 21 in the following five parks: Jack Darling Memorial Park, Richard's Memorial Park, Meadowvale Conservation Area, Erindale Park and Lakeside Park.

“Mississauga’s Corporate Security Bike Patrol will be reminding visitors who are enjoying our parks this summer to be conscious of where they dispose of their trash or be fined $365,” said Jamie Hillis, manager, Corporate Security. “Together, we can keep our city clean and green every day.”

Photo Opportunity:

What:
To better manage litter in our parks, we will share with you some tips for packing a litter-free picnic lunch.

When:
Thursday, July 19, 2012
12:00 noon

Who:
Jamie Hillis, Manager, Corporate Security
City of Mississauga Corporate Security
Trevor Barton, Supervisor
Waste Management Program Planning, Region of Peel

Where:
Jack Darling Memorial Park
1180 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga, ON, L5H 1A1

About the City of Mississauga Don’t be a LitterBug Program
To help fight the battle against litter in Mississauga, the City is targeting the problem by changing attitudes and creating “litter consciousness.” To achieve this goal, the City has revitalized ‘Don’t be a LitterBug.’ This includes a number of initiatives including a school program, presence at events, litter awareness blitzes and a new website which is easy to navigate for programs like adopting a park or street. For more information or to get involved, visit www.mississauga.ca/litterbug.

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 738,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

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Media Contact:
Vivian Peets
Public Affairs Intern
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5821
vivian.peets@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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