Pollution prevention starts at our front doors. Trash from around our neighborhoods can travel through storm drains, creeks, and rivers to become Bay pollution.
Pledge/register today and help be the solution to water pollution!
Put those grocery bags and gardening gloves to use! Only collect what you can carry during your cleanup and what you have space to dispose of in your home trash and recycling bins. When registering, you will have the option to request assistance to get basic cleanup supplies: trash bags, gloves, and litter sticks. Before you explore this option, we STRONGLY encourage you to re-purpose items from home, like gardening gloves and grocery bags, to limit travel and exposure.
Enroll in the Saturday of your choice. By pledging/registering, you will receive free exclusive tips on conducting a safe and effective cleanup. Pledge/Register your cleanup to stay connected with thousands of other residents hosting their own cleanups and to help us track the amount of trash we’re keeping off our streets and creeks.
About National River Cleanup
National River Cleanup is a national day of action to protect our rivers, watersheds, and wildlife from trash and debris. Since its inception in 1991, American Rivers have engaged more than 1.3 million volunteers who have participated in thousands of cleanups across the country, covering more than 261,000 miles of waterways and removing more than 32.5 million pounds of litter and debris.
About Coastal Cleanup
Coastal Cleanup Day is an international day of action to protect our oceans, watersheds, and wildlife from trash and debris. This massive volunteering effort has an astounding impact on many of our local natural habitats and communities. In 2019, the Ocean Conservancy reports that nearly 800,000 volunteers collectively removed more than 20 million pieces of trash from beaches and waterways around the world.