13,000 pounds of garbage hauled off Spooner sledding area this winter

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Record Courier | Staff Reporter | Apr 26, 2021

The Spooner Sled Hill is a popular spot where people have a tendency to just leave their garbage during the winter.

More than 6 tons of garbage has been removed from the sled hill at Spooner Junction this winter, according to a Lake Tahoe clean-up group.

“This winter, we removed 13,000 pounds of litter from the Spooner sled hill,” said Clean Tahoe Executive Director Katie Sheehan. “Volunteer cleanup efforts like this – and simply cleaning up after yourself – are crucial to protecting Tahoe’s beauty.”

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