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Students, volunteers across country pick up trash and take part in educational programs in honor of National Clean-Up Day.
Across the country on Tuesday, children and adults took part in this year’s National Clean-Up Day – picking up garbage, campaigning for cleaner greenery and participating in educational initiatives.
A bill stipulating an annual National Clean-Up Day was first passed in the fall of 2008. Although International Clean-Up Day occurs in the third week of September, the government decided to make Israel's day in March – on the last Tuesday of the Hebrew month of Adar, to coincide with the Pessah-cleaning season….