High School students and others are often looking to meet requirements for
community service. Litter clean-up in any public area such as roadsides,
school grounds, parks, and waterway can qualify. Shelton High students are
required to complete 10 hours of community service each year by May 1.
The Anti-Litter Committee is a "pre-approved organization" by the High
School, and the Conservation Agent can sign off on your hours spent picking up litter
if, and only if
, you have documented your efforts as follows:
1. Take photos to document your cleanup.
The photos can just be on your cell phone or camera, but they need to show you actually picked up litter.
(If you want us to include your photos in our annual Clean Sweep photo album
- blog/Facebook, then email them to
2. Download the High School form
and fill it out showing exactly what, where, when, and how much you cleaned
3. Arrange to have the form signed by the Conservation
Agent, Teresa Gallagher. In person: Come to Room 102 at City Hall
(bring your form and photos). Call or email first to make the Conservation
Agent will be in the office (203) 924-1555 x1315. Alterative method:
Scan the completed form to the conservation agent and attached photos to
. The form will be signed, scanned back
in, and emailed back.
And don't forget the annual Housatonic River Cleanup. Students can earn up
to 8 community service hours (organizers of that event will sign the forms
on the spot). This is usually the last Saturday in April.
If you would like one of the custom Clean Sweep patches, be sure to ask!