René Moring has been hired as Gloucester County’s new Clean Community Coordinator. She started in that position in early May.
Moring works with the Clean Community Committee to plan various ways to remove litter and pick up roadsides in Gloucester. The committee itself organizes periodic cleanups, as do many groups and individuals. The largest effort is the annual Clean Gloucester Day in March.
Although many people have contributed their time and efforts in past cleanups, some very littered areas remain, Moring said. These include Maryus Road, the Cappahosic boat landing, and Route 17 near Fox Mill Center.
Education is an important part of her job, Moring said, and she will speak to civic and school groups about the importance of beautifying the community.
The part-time position is partially funded by a state Department of Environmental Quality grant, Moring said.
She previously worked nine years for Tidewater Soil and Water Conservation District in Gloucester as a co...
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