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April – May 2018

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Don’t forget, the Great American Cleanup is right around the corner!

Registration is open: register your cleanup today!

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Join the thousands of Rockland County residents who will remove tons of litter from our streets, parks and waterways and help make our communities cleaner, healthier and more beautiful.Head out on your own or get together with friends. Join forces with your school, company, religious or civic group and take part in one of the larger Community Cleanup Events scheduled in your area – it’s a great way to meet your neighbors.

As a participant in Keep Rockland Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup you’ll be a part of the nation’s largest community improvement program: Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup, which engages millions of volunteers nation-wide while inspiring a new generation of community and environmental stewards.

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Cleanups offer instant gratification to people of all ages who want to improve their communities and help protect our local environment!

  • All supplies provided for a safe & effective cleanup experience
  • Kid-friendly sites available
  • Earn community service hours
  • Raise money for your school with a “Bag-a-Thon” 
  • Great for company team-building
  • Please consider a donation or sponsorship to help out…thousands can see your name on our tote or t-shirt

Upcoming Cleanups

More Cleanup Actions:

Autumn Cleanups: The Fall Waterways Cleanup

The fall season brings cooler weather, and another chance at improving your community!  Keep Rockland Beautiful’s Fall Waterways Cleanup encourages hundreds of volunteers to beautify their communities and protect our local waterways by following the mantra, “Clean Streets = Clean Streams.” 

The Fall Waterways Cleanup offers an excellent opportunity for groups of any size to keep our waterways clean, protect wildlife, and remove litter from the community before the winter weather covers it with snow. 

Latest Cleanup News

Behind the Scenes at Bear Mountain

Our first Rockland Underground Tour of 2018! On March 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, join PIPC Director of Development, Matthew Shook, for a tour of the historic Bear Mountain Inn, a centerpiece of a unique park system that stretches from the edge of NYC through the Hudson Valley. Established in… Read more

Enjoy the Thaw

This lovely photo of a snowy Kennedy Dells Park comes from Peggy Opalek and appears this month in KRB’s “BEAUTIFUL ROCKLAND” Calendar. To get to this magical location (355 North Main Street, New City – then follow Trail B) 5 OTHER WAYS TO ENJOY ROCKLAND’S WINTER WONDERLAND: 1. Skating in Tallman… Read more

Order Your 2018 “BEAUTIFUL ROCKLAND” Calendar Today!

Thanks to a supporting grant from Rockland County Tourism, KRB is offering its first art-house calendar. It is filled to the brim with amazing images of Rockland’s natural wonders, thanks to the contributions of several wonderful local photographers. The calendar is on sale now through our website and at local retailers. Buy one… Read more

Lovely Hike & A Cleanup: Round 2

After successfully restoring the natural beauty of Pine Meadow Lake, KRB, Rockland Conservation and Service Corps, and NY/NJ Trail Conference volunteers are teaming up again to Take Back the Trail, this time at Bear Mountain State Park, on September 10th.  To help us clean a section of the Appalachian Trail… Read more

2017 Great American Cleanup – Highlights!

Every year, we produce a summary booklet about our biggest cleanup campaign of the year. We try and capture the flavor and unique moments enjoyed along the way – in every corner of Rockland! It’s also a way for us to thank our Cleanup Leaders, Volunteers, Partners and Sponsors who make this entire… Read more

2017 Campaign Sponsors

Without the help and financial support of community-minded businesses, we would never be able to put together the Great American Cleanup. Here are this year’s Campaign Sponsors, who each contributed at the top level ($2,500+) to this year’s effort. Thank you so much – you are all directly helping to make… Read more

Supply Shed Activated

Kevin Lowenwirth is our new Cleanup Coordinator. He’s been very busy organizing our cleanup supply shed, which is now located in the parking lot of New City Bowl. It will soon be filled to the brim with grabbers, bags, wipes, t-shirts, totes and more. Kevin will make sure you have all… Read more

Meet our gnome mascot KiRBy

He’ll be hiding out at Community Cleanup Events. If you find him, you’ll win a prize!! So be on the look-out. He’s a rather short fellow, but very friendly. And he’s great at highlighting spots in the county that really need cleaning up. Here are some lucky folks who discovered KiRBy…… Read more