Come join the fun!
National River Cleanup® is a key initiative for American Rivers. Since its inception in 1991, we 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.
Join the fun! Volunteer at a cleanup near you, or start your own!
Congratulations to the 2021 Photo Contest Winners!
We are so excited to announce the winners of the 2021 Photo Contest! We had some amazing submissions this year and would like to thank all of our volunteers for such an amazing year. Feel free to click to enlarge all photos to fully appreciate them!
Favorite Cleanup Photo of 2021:
Most Interesting Cleanup Find of 2021:
Favorite Post Cleanup Photo 2021:
Join Our Virtual Cleanup Challenge With Litterati
Help us achieve our litter reduction goals using Litterati, a mobile app that allows user to photograph, upload and tag litter in their area.
Participate in our challenge while you walk your dog, spend the day at the park, or while loading the groceries in your car.