Join us for Plike Newport: an Aquidneck Island Earth Week event
PLIKE! [verb] To pick up litter while biking.
How it works: -This event begins & ends at Bike Newport HQ. -Gather at Bike Newport HQ between 10-11am, collect cleanup tools, enjoy local treats, register for prizes. -Bike around town, to the beach, or to a park to pick up litter. -Bring your litter back to Bike Newport HQ in your backpack. We will sort & weigh all collected litter! -Everyone must return by 2pm latest.
What you need to bring: -Your bike, helmet, water bottle, and a backpack or pannier. *Would you rather participate on foot? You can plalk (pick up litter while walking) or plog (pick up litter while jogging)
What we will provide: -Cleanup supplies: gloves, reusable bags to line your backpack, map of heavily-littered areas -Fuel! Coffee & pastries -Water-filling station
Please note: -Go at your own pace - this is not a race! -Masks are required. -We will ensure COVID compliance with hand sanitizing and 6-ft social distancing. -If you don’t have a bike and would like one, consider getting one from Bike Newport’s Adopt-A-Bike program a few weeks ahead of time. Contact Allyson (email@example.com) to learn more!
If you have any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for supporting Bike Newport in our effort to bring pliking to Aquidneck Island for Earth Week and beyond!