NYC Parks Kicks Off 2021 Anti-Litter Campaign

Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver joined a crew to clean up Morningside Park on Friday.

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- Just in time for spring cleaning, New York City's Parks Department kicked off this year's anti-litter campaign. Parks commissioner Mitchell Silver joined a crew to clean up Morningside Park today. It's the first Love Your Park pop-up event of the year, encouraging New Yorkers to keep parks clean. With the pandemic, more people are using parks and outer spaces, of course, resulting in, well, more trash. 150 new trash cans will be installed in 93 parks. What a concept when you can find a trash can now. Good idea.

- I know. It's-- well, yeah. And if you do you have one around--

- Always helpful.