A group of volunteers picking up litter

Our planet’s waterways, green spaces, and communities are overflowing with litter. The problem is bigger than any individual can handle; it requires a global effort. You can help by participating in the Great Global Cleanup.

Investing in Our Planet means taking action. For individuals, invest your time in cleaning up your local community. It’s one of the easiest ways to participate in Earth Day and get involved in larger environmental action.” –Kathleen Rogers, President, EARTHDAY.ORG.

Now in its third year, The Great Global Cleanup is building on its record as the world’s largest coordinated volunteer event. It’s a way for individuals and organizations to make positive, tangible impacts on our environment.

Participate in The Great Global Cleanup

Guided by updated safety protocols, volunteers around the world are gearing up to remove a billion pieces of trash from our green spaces, urban communities, and waterways. It’s easy to participate by joining a nearby cleanup or organizing your own group or individual cleanup.

Join a Cleanup

If you’d like to join a cleanup, search the interactive map for organized cleanups in your community.

Organize a Cleanup

Get together a small group and register your cleanup. Limiting it to family and friends? No worries, you can specify whether your cleanup event is open to the public or private cleanup when you register.

The Great Global Cleanup is calling on you to sign up, show up, and clean up. Every action counts. Learn more and do your part to address one of our planet’s most serious issues.

By Earth911

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