By CBSLA Staff

PASADENA (CBSLA) — The wildly popular Eaton Canyon hiking area has been cleaned of all litter, thanks to one man who committed to picking up trash every day for more than a year.

Edgar McGregor says there’s no longer any garbage littering Eaton Canyon’s main trail, the waterfalls, the storm drains, or the homeless encampments. His work to pick up litter were also not deterred by rain, falling ash from a burning wildfire, or the appearance of a bobcat.

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McGregor says he collected up to three thousand pounds of trash on some days.

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“The only solution to picking up trash in our local parks is just that – is to hire people to clean them up and permanently,” he said.

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Besides collecting trash, McGregor says he cashed in the recyclables he collected, then donated the money to charity. McGregor says he’ll now focus on another local park in need of a cleanup.