Dart teams picks up for Earth Day

A group effort to clean up a busy
Grand Cayman roadway not only did some good for the planet, it also yielded
some interesting finds.

Doing their part for the Chamber of
Commerce Earth Day activities, a team of Dart Cayman Islands employees spent a
rainy 17 April picking up trash along the Esterley Tibbetts Highway across from
Camana Bay.

Dart Communications Manager Lynn
Smith-Moore said: “We’ve done this for a number of years now so were more than
pleased to be able to contribute once again to the Chamber’s Earth Day clean
up, and we certainly weren’t going to let a little bit of bad weather stop us.”

Vice President, Dart Realty
(Cayman) Ltd Justin Howe said the group found all kinds of interesting items
along the way including large pipes, bottles, glass and even old tires.

“It’s a concern when in a simple
clean up like this one, we could fill more than 20 bags in such a short timeframe,”
he said.

“It was also very potent because at
one point, our entire crew looked up and realized we were directly across from
the dump,” he continued.”

“The comparison between our tired
crew of employees standing with trash bags in hand in front of this huge amount
of garbage was startling,” he said. “It really brought home the fact that
finding a solution to the issue of garbage and recycling here on the island is
critical and must be resolved… and very soon.”

The Dart Cayman Islands team said they
are extremely concerned about the environment and participating in Earth Day
activities, in particular with regard to the importance of cleaning up the
Island for future generations.