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Rivers and streams across the country are choked with trash – from plastic bags to take-out containers to tires – and this hurts clean water and wildlife.

But you can make a difference! By participating in a river cleanup you can help your river and your community, and have fun with friends and family at the same time.

Here’s how:

Thank you!

By joining National River Cleanup®, you are joining a powerful movement of citizens who are taking positive action for their rivers and communities.

In 2016, nearly 60,000 volunteers pulled more than 3.4 million pounds of trash from rivers across the country!

About American Rivers

American Rivers is a national non-profit river conservation organization. We protect wild rivers, restore damaged rivers and conserve clean water for people and nature.

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