Thank You Fall Cleanup Volunteers and Partners!
Together you removed tons of debris from our streets and waterway
What Our Volunteers Had to Say:
I love clean ups because its time spent bettering places I see everyday and are a part of my life
– KristyLynn McCormack
Garbage – especially plastic waste – eventually makes it to our waterways and then seeps into the food & water we consume. It’s important to me to try and remove as much of this waste as possible before it reaches this point.
– Seana Kirk
This is my third time participating in a Keep Rockland Beautiful event and I just love the program. I love cleaning up the environment, and this time I decided to bring my cousin ….”
– Sarah-Malika Jules
It’s super important (to participate in a cleanup). I know personally from doing the eel project in the Minisceongo Creek that the eels, other wildlife and other fish use this waterway, and cleaning up pollution, even if it’s just a few hours,…is super impactful for the environment.”
More Cleanup Actions:
Clean Streets = Clean Streams
Did you know that Rockland’s storm drains lead directly to a local waterway?
Want to raise awareness about polluted storm water runoff by marking storm drains with a “No Dumping Drains to Stream” decal? Contact us for more info.
Latest Cleanup News
Thank you to M&T Charitable Foundation for its $5,000 contribution in support of Keep Rockland Beautiful’s Environmental Education Programs for Youth and the 2020 Fall Waterways Cleanup Campaign! M&T Charitable Foundation has generously supported KRB’s Annual Awards Gala and our Environmental Education Programs for Youth for several years. We are… Read more
We are proud to reveal Keep Rockland Beautiful’s 2020 Great American Cleanup t-shirt featuring Janet Pirozzi-Riolo’s timely and beautiful design. Read more
The #GreatAmericanCleanup is starting to draw to a close for this spring. Volunteers have made a HUGE impact as everyone can see and feel. If you are one of these awesome volunteers and still have grabbers and other cleanup supplies to return, give us a shout: Cleanups@keeprocklandbeautiful.org. Let’s set a time to… Read more