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DeKalb volunteer groups plan cleanup day for trash pickup Saturday

DeKALB - A local cleanup day has been organized by DeKalb’s Citizens’ Environmental Commission for Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, and several other volunteer groups plan to help pick up trash at four locations in the city.

According to a news release from the City of DeKalb, the commission will be joined by the Trash Squirrels, the Pathway Committee of the Kiwanis Club and Northern Illinois University’s Green Paws environmental group.

Cleanup will occur in both residential and recreational areas, including Kishwaukee Kiwanis bike trail from the NIU lagoon through Hopkins Park; Dresser Road from First Street to Normal Road, and First Street from Dresser to Bethany roads.

The city will provide bags, gloves and trash pickers.