Warren Conservation Commission - 2023 Earth Day Clean-up


The Warren Conservation Commission holds a cleanup every year either on or close to Earth Day to make sure that the Town is free of litter.

The event kicks off at the Pete Sepe Pavilion at Recreation Park where dozens gathered to get their cleanup bags, gloves and grabbers.

Health Equity Zone Director Kristin Read works with Ari to select a location in Warren to clean up.

Benson, Harlyn and Alex Tamrock pose for a photo while they enjoy some of the donuts provided by Dunkin' on Metacom Avenue in Warren.


Jeff Pena pets his dog, Ellie, who's sporting one of the tee shirts designed by Warren artist Richard Kaiser that says "Love Where You Live".

Zelia Zanko and Tanya Kieron get some coffee provided by Dunkin' before going out to clean up Franklin Street and the dog park.


Cara Cavalieri places some trash in the bag held by her grandmother, Julie Cavalieri, at Recreation Park.


Anne Wagner of Portsmouth cleans up along Serpentine Road. This is the first time she has participated in a Warren Earth Day Cleanup.

Lee Quattrucci picks up trash and recycling near the Reservoir on Child Street near the Bristol County Water Authority.

A cyclist encounters Town Councilor Keri Cronin as she picks up trash along the sidewalk at the North Burial Ground.


Victor Westgate and Lisa Cowley join Derrik Trombley as they pick up trash outside the Little League field on South Water Street.

Members of the Laurel Park Improvement Association pose for a group photo in front of some of the twenty bags of debris that they picked up along the shore.

Sporting one of the tee shirts he designed, Warren Artist Richard Kaiser cleans up a section of Schoolhouse Road.


Joan and Frank Alfano remove trash, including a pile of discarded shingles, along Schoolhouse Road.

Rick and Debbie Watrous display part of what they picked up along Schoolhouse Road.

Warren Department of Public Works went about the task of picking up the trash and recycling bags that were left throughout the Town.

Warren DPW Foreman Scott Almeida greeted people from his truck as he supervised the pickup from throughout the Town.

Judy Barber helped Conservation Commission member Jane Harrison record the number of discarded nip containers that were picked up.

Warren Grange volunteers Shirley Guertin, Randy Gershbach and Mike Parks  grilled hamburgers and hot dogs for the returning participants.


(Left to right) 3rd place winners Jodi, Eamon and Finn Lawless with 1,047; 2nd  place winner Jan Moniz with 1,321; and 1st place winner Byron Kee with 3,040 nip containers each were the prize winners in the second annual nip contest.

Warren Conservation Commission members Dave Weed, Butch Lombardi, Jane Harrison, Jeanne Leffers, Wendy Brennen, and Keith Morton thank everyone for their participation in yet another successful Earth Day Cleanup!

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