FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – (8/17/2020) – A man on Flint's east side is fed up seeing his community cluttered with garbage.
That's why he's taking action and getting in touch with others to sign up with together with him.
Block by block, Frank Duverney combs through the streets, bucket in hand, to find litter. It's been a part of his everyday routine for 3 years gathering gallons of all type of trash.
Duverney states he had the desire to begin picking up litter when he began seeing what he refers to as adult garbage such as alcohol bottles and vape pens.
“Any other type of adult litter things that would influence kids that kids should not always see,” said Duverney.
Not only did he desire kids to not see it but for himself also. He's been sober for four years.
“I seem like it would give me an opportunity to maybe relapse and begin drinking by continuously seeing those kinds of things around,” said Duverney.
That's why he created Flint Michigan Litter Killers in August. A group to inspire individuals to follow in his footsteps to clean up their community
“I believe it'll bring more pride to the neighborhood when you know you don't need to browse and see garbage all the time, perhaps bring up home value and maybe driving down the roadway will inspire people to want to purchase a home around here opposed to not because of litter and garbage,” stated Duverney.
He is likewise returning on top of cleaning the streets. Any returnable bottles he discovers he will contribute to a lady who gathers cans residing in his neighborhood.
Duverney is hoping individuals will want to bring Flint Michigan Litter Killers into their neighborhoods. You can discover their Facebook group here. Copyright 2020 WJRT. All rights reserved.Source: abc12.com