Join us for the 2021 Fall Waterways Cleanup
Here’s a bit of inspiration from our powerful 2020 Fall Cleanup Volunteers!!
Registration begins September 2nd!
2021 Great American Cleanup Highlights
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.
Minisceongo Creek Watershed Alliance
Latest Cleanup News
In appreciation for their dedication and leadership of powerful cleanup events throughout the county, RC Legislators Toney L. Earl and Aney Paul presented the 2021 Great American Cleanup (GAC) Community Cleanup leaders with the Distinguished Service Award of the County of Rockland. As Legislator Earl stated: “I’m proud to honor… Read more
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