THE CLEAN-UP CREW                                Volunteers gathered on Saturday to clean up garbage in the Trout Creek area. This is the 13th annual Trout Creek Community Clean-up.                                (Photo submitted)

THE CLEAN-UP CREW Volunteers gathered on Saturday to clean up garbage in the Trout Creek area. This is the 13th annual Trout Creek Community Clean-up. (Photo submitted)

Volunteers clean up Trout Creek area of Summerland

Initiative on Saturday brings in 20 bags of garbage

Residents of Trout Creek gathered on Saturday for the 13th Trout Creek Community Clean-up.

The volunteers picked up about 20 bags of garbage from along Landry, Thornber, Arkell and the Mary and James Gartrell Trail.

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Oddities included a laundry basket, a baking pan, two mismatched shoes, clothing, part of a couch, and a needle. They also found plenty of cigarette butts and fast-food waste.

Organizers say the area looks much better now.

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