[EDITOR’S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] It’s time again to roll up those sleeves to tackle trash and beautify Burien during the city’s annual Clean Sweep, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 26, and sponsored by Recology CleanScapes. From 8 a.m. – Noon, Burienites will be shredding confidential paperwork, picking up litter, eliminating graffiti, trimming shrubs, planting flowers and sweeping sidewalks. Continental breakfast will be available at Fire Station No. 2 on 8th Ave SW, along with a hot dog lunch to thank the volunteers. Participants will receive a raffle ticket for prizes to be handed out at the end of the event! HomeTask’s Shred Day event takes place from 9 a.m. – Noon at their office at 611 SW 152nd Street. The suggested donation for shredding is $10 for the first box and $5 for each additional box (typical fees are around $35/box). All proceeds from Shred Day go to local nonprofits, some of whom will be at the event. Boxes of paperwork can be left at HomeTask before the shredding truck arrives. During the 2013 Clean Sweep, more than 400 people eliminated over 8 tons of garbage from Burien’s streets, parks and commercial areas (read our previous coverage here). “Please join us in exceeding these numbers in 2014!”]]>

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