Christopher Weber, 34, shovels a pile of heroin needles and tinfoil Monday at a homeless camp he helped clean up. Weber lived in the camp until he got sober. All of the needles that had been collected over the weekend were dumped onto a tarp in front of an audience of volunteers, to illustrate how much work they had done. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)

Christopher Weber, 34, shovels a pile of heroin needles and tinfoil Monday at a homeless camp he helped clean up. Weber lived in the camp until he got sober. All of the needles that had been collected over the weekend were dumped onto a tarp in front of an audience of volunteers, to illustrate how much work they had done. (Caleb Hutton / The Herald)

Recovering addicts bag thousands of needles at Everett camp

Hand Up Project volunteers cleaned up a patch of woods that some of them had occupied near Everett.

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