On March 3 and April 7, local volunteers and city employees got together to clean up Tsukuba. They concentrated on the areas around the main roads in Tsukuba and picked up cans, cigarette butts, and paper waste. On March 3, there were 458 volunteers and 679 city employees, for a total of 1137 people and they picked up 3.5 tonnes of garbage! On April 7, there were 147 volunteers and 717 city employees for a total of 864 people and they picked up 3.9 tonnes of garbage.
Clean Up Tsukuba events are held on a monthly basis, usually on the first Saturday of the month. If you want to participate, please call the Environment Department of City Hall at 029-836-1111 ext. 8280.