The title is from a 1970's commercial in which the ever wacky Jonathan Winters played a "garbahj" collector.
Down in Suva, the capital of Fiji, they could use his help. Too bad he is no longer with us. From the Japan Times (of all places) -
Tired of relying on government and local authorities to respond to the growing litter problem in Suva, a concerned resident has launched "Green Steps", a NGO that aims to clean up the city.
Alex Austin has been working closely with the Suva City Council to help clear the litter problem in Suva.
Everyday members of the Green Steps cleanup crew patrol the foreshore and beaches between the Vatuwaqa River and the Suva Wharf picking up rubbish.
This is the first of three phases of the clean up program, codenamed COFFEE: Cleaning of Fiji For Everyone's Enjoyment.
The second phase involves the installation of new rubbish bins in and around Suva.
"We hope to install over 100 rubbish bins in Suva over the next 24 months," says Austin.
The third phase is the education on the use of the new rubbish bins, he says.
The programme is sponsored by Quest, ANZ, McDonalds, Gibson Freight, MH Homemaker, DHL, Williams and Gosling, Cost U Less and Pure Fiji.
"These businesses are concerned about the environment and willing to help me do something about it", says Austin.
By the way, our kayaking fiend, err, FRIEND, from Kuching, Malaysia, FH2O is presently in Suva on business. He's having a tough time of it, as Air Pacific lost his luggage! Good luck, Unker.