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2,000 pounds of trash collected at Lake Tahoe sledding area

Associated Press, NBC Bay Area
January 8, 2020

STATELINE, Nev. (AP) — Volunteers joined state and federal officials to collect nearly 2,000 pounds (900 kilograms) of trash from a popular sledding area at Lake Tahoe last week in what has become an annual New Year’s cleanup.

The Tahoe Daily Tribune reports Take Care Tahoe gathered the debris from Spooner Summit Jan. 2 with the help of Nevada Department of Transportation, U.S. Forest Service and Nevada State Parks….

Some of the 1,920 pounds (870 kilograms) of debris collected included broken sleds, lost snow clothes, dirty baby diapers and food wrappers and waste.

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