Clean-up crews want to claw back the time they spend collecting rubbish on the Princes Highway.
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Armed with long-handled claws on January 5, Dave Slag, of Batemans Bay, and Ross Whitehouse, of Narrawallee, were bagging rubbish tossed from passing vehicles north of Batemans Bay.
After collecting a Santa-sized sack of refuse, it was the tossers the Roads and Maritime Services workers really wanted to bag.
“We are cleaning up after the Christmas break,” Dave explained.
“A lot of people litter; we call them tossers in our line of work.
“They like throwing rubbish out on the highway and making the place look filthy. We have to pick up after them.
“The litter is a real standout eyesore.
“They are a bit inconsiderate.
“If anyone spots a tosser, get on the blower.”
Crews are working in the Shoalhaven and Eurobodalla shires and, every few paces, the pair north of Batemans Bay was easily finding another offering from a tosser.
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